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Published: 20 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373254-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7325-4
... general strikes in different regions at the same time. Such nonviolent strikes would place internal and external pressure on states, corporations, universities, temples, banks, and international agencies to incite radical reform in the old capitalist states, to aid regions most affected by climate change...
Published: 16 August 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021520-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2152-0
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 01 January 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371793-077
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7179-3
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... Joseph Stalin Industrialization Collectivization General Strike Trades Union Council ...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373346-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... Chapter 8 looks at two developments: the question of how to tackle “the kulak” or richer peasantry inside the Soviet Union, and the question of how the Communist International related to the British General Council of the Trades Union Congress during the 1926 General Strike in Britain. It looks...
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By William E. Connolly
Published: 20 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7325-4
... politics of swarming general strike Naomi Klein Gandhi Bruno Latour Pope Francis climate change ...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-107
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
.... Zavaleta cultivated an essayistic literary style that was highly distinctive, dense and abstract, suggestive and elusive. Zavaleta wrote his essay “The Masses in November” (1983) in the wake of the powerful general strike called by the Bolivian Workers Central ( cob ) in November 1979. The mobilization...
Published: 01 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375791-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7579-1
... his tense relationship with fellow Martinican communists and the labor disputes and general strikes in Martinique in the 1950s. It relates Césaire’s support for autonomy in his critical writings about decolonization, in his poetry, and in his landmark plays The Tragedy of King Christophe and A Season...
Series: The C. L. R. James Archives
Published: 21 July 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7334-6
... to the British General Council of the Trades Union Congress during the 1926 General Strike in Britain. It looks at the zig-zags around the question of industrialization made by Stalin during the 1920s as he tried to outmaneuver Leon Trotsky and Trotsky’s supporters. Stalin’s alliance with Bukharin during the mid...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-091
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... distinctive, dense and abstract, suggestive and elusive. Zavaleta wrote his essay “The Masses in November” (1983) in the wake of the powerful general strike called by the Bolivian Workers Central ( cob ) in November 1979. The mobilization brought together mineworkers and Aymara peasant unions...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-102
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... was not able to enjoy the final fruits of his labors—in March 1980, after the coup by General Luis García Meza, he was brutally assassinated by the most reactionary sector of the military. His account of the hunger strike has been called his “spiritual and political testament.” ...
Series: Narrating Native Histories
Published: 11 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373759-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7375-9
... it had been owned by a convent and then came under the control of abusive administrators and hacendados. With Llamojha’s help, Jhajhamarka’s peasants formed a union, went on strike, and ultimately gained ownership of the hacienda. This struggle took place in a context of growing protest in the Andean...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-066
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... the government of President General Enrique Peñaranda (1940–43) to suppress trade-union and strike activity. The conflict came to a head in Simón Patiño’s Catavi mine on 21 December 1942, when troops opened fire on a demonstration of workers. The government claimed that nineteen protestors died and thirty were...
Series: The Latin America Readers
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-105
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... The authoritarian regimes of General Hugo Banzer Suárez and General Luis García Meza stood out not only for their harsh repression of political dissent, but also for their increasingly extensive involvement in illicit cocaine traffcking. The courageous journalism of René Bascopé Aspiazu (1951–84...
Published: 07 March 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388814-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8881-4
.... AN bb18 2880 Justice. Grèves. 1933. AN bb 18 2953 Justice. Grèves. 1935. AN F7 677 Voeux relatifs au chômage. AN F7 13367 Police générale. 1919. AN F7 13584 Police générale. CGTU 1922–28. AN F 7 13812 Police générale. Tract issued by the Syndicat général des industries...
Published: 07 March 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388814-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8881-4
.... AN bb18 2880 Justice. Grèves. 1933. AN bb 18 2953 Justice. Grèves. 1935. AN F7 677 Voeux relatifs au chômage. AN F7 13367 Police générale. 1919. AN F7 13584 Police générale. CGTU 1922–28. AN F 7 13812 Police générale. Tract issued by the Syndicat général des industries...
Published: 07 March 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388814-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8881-4
.... AN bb18 2880 Justice. Grèves. 1933. AN bb 18 2953 Justice. Grèves. 1935. AN F7 677 Voeux relatifs au chômage. AN F7 13367 Police générale. 1919. AN F7 13584 Police générale. CGTU 1922–28. AN F 7 13812 Police générale. Tract issued by the Syndicat général des industries...
Published: 07 March 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388814-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8881-4
.... AN bb18 2880 Justice. Grèves. 1933. AN bb 18 2953 Justice. Grèves. 1935. AN F7 677 Voeux relatifs au chômage. AN F7 13367 Police générale. 1919. AN F7 13584 Police générale. CGTU 1922–28. AN F 7 13812 Police générale. Tract issued by the Syndicat général des industries...
Published: 07 March 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388814-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8881-4
.... AN bb18 2880 Justice. Grèves. 1933. AN bb 18 2953 Justice. Grèves. 1935. AN F7 677 Voeux relatifs au chômage. AN F7 13367 Police générale. 1919. AN F7 13584 Police générale. CGTU 1922–28. AN F 7 13812 Police générale. Tract issued by the Syndicat général des industries...
Published: 07 March 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822388814-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8881-4
.... AN bb18 2880 Justice. Grèves. 1933. AN bb 18 2953 Justice. Grèves. 1935. AN F7 677 Voeux relatifs au chômage. AN F7 13367 Police générale. 1919. AN F7 13584 Police générale. CGTU 1922–28. AN F 7 13812 Police générale. Tract issued by the Syndicat général des industries...