Category: Culture

Interview with La Alzada—Acción Feminista Libertaria

“The hallmark of La Alzada, unlike other feminist spaces, it was initially designed as an organization that conceives feminist work from concrete practice” By Lyudmila Dec 1, 2013 1. Since its inception a year ago, and its initial public announcement as an organization on International Women’s Day, La Alzada has gone through many collective experiences, […]

La Alzada: “The revolution must include the feminist struggle, with and inside the libertarian”

By José Antonio Gutiérrez D. Note from translator:  The word “alzada” is the feminine form of the Spanish word that means rebel, instigator, or escalator. The term “territorial work” refers to community and neighborhood work.  In Chile territorial work can refer to community organizations within, as well as those who support and offer solidarity within […]

3 Ways Organizing With Friends Can Lead to Failure

By Brandon Feld Sitting among a group of college aged friends that all dress and talk in the same way is a recurring scene in activism and organizing groups around the world. In large part, organizing takes the form of a few people trying to rally their friends around a cause. These practices are counterproductive […]

International Women’s Day 2013

Workers Solidarity Alliance 2013 International Women’s Day Statement On March 8, 1908, thousands of women left their jobs in the sweatshops of New York City’s Lower East Side and took to the streets to demand their rights as women and as workers. In 1917, their sisters in Russia followed suit, and helped to bring about […]