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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (2): 425–434.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Betty Ruth Lozano Lerma To understand the social uprising that occurred in Colombia starting on the day of the national strike, April 28, 2021, particularly in the city of Santiago de Cali, this article examines three postulates: (1) Cali is an ethnicized/racialized and young city; (2) Colombia has...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (2): 417–424.
Published: 01 April 2022
...Hernán Alejandro Cortés Ramírez This article examines the recent conjuncture of the national strike in Colombia, analyzing its demands in relation to the structural problems that gave rise to them. The text draws from experiences in the mobilizations and theoretical reflections that have emerged...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 831–838.
Published: 01 October 2013
...Nicholas Mirzoeff The climate crisis is intimately related to the debt crisis. First, developed nations owe a climate debt to developing nations, meaning extra space under the emissions limits to develop the former’s economies. Second, the need to restrict emissions means that growth-based...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (4): 671–685.
Published: 01 October 2014
... theoretical and political des- tiny beyond the horizon of the national and local. The second is the striking link between this return—and reinvention—of communism and its site of return, one of which is without doubt the field of “critical theory.” What makes this site peculiar is that it too, like...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (2): 436–445.
Published: 01 April 2015
... the state-sanctioned massacre of striking mineworkers at Marikana in 2012 as a significant marker for this current phase of protests, the essay explores some of the subsequent political shifts, including challenges to the hegemony of the ruling political party—the African National Congress—and to the trade...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (2): 419–426.
Published: 01 April 2014
... decade, the governing Justice and Development Party (AKP) had been involved in a striking level of intra-elite political competition for national power with the Kemalist establishment, which consisted of the high ranks of the military bureaucracy (the army), the civil bureaucracy (jurisdiction...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (2): 398–408.
Published: 01 April 2022
... Alioscia Castronovo and Natalia Hernández Fajardo Introduction: Social and Popular Struggles in Colombia In the city of Cali, Colombia, members of Indigenous communities inaugu- rated the national strike on April 28, 2021, by tearing down the statue of the Spanish conquistador Sebastián Belalcázar...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2015) 114 (2): 457–466.
Published: 01 April 2015
... . www.numsa.org.za/article/resolutions-adopted-numsa-special-national-congress-december-16-20-2013/ . NUMSA (National Union of Metalworkers) . 2014b . ” NUMSA/Other Trade Unions, Communities and Youth Organizations Call on You to Support Protest Action for Jobs for Youth on February 26 2014 and National Strike...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (2): 435–442.
Published: 01 April 2022
... to guarantee the right to life in Colombia, which goes along with the denunciation of police abuse, human rights violations, and other acts of state terrorism: Specifically, what has this national strike demonstrated? That life is not being respected here, that here the life of anyone who decides to think...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2022) 121 (2): 409–416.
Published: 01 April 2022
..., Colombia has been ranked as one of the most unequal countries in the world, and one of the five most unequal in terms of land ownership (PNUD 2019). The accumulation of discontent due to this state of affairs was already evident in the mobilizations at the end of 2019, when the national strike lasted...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2014) 113 (3): 579–611.
Published: 01 July 2014
... . A Question of Torture: CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror . New York : Holt . Mizner David . 2013 . “ Starving for Justice: From California to Israel, Hunger Strikes Are Erupting around the World—Because They Work .” Nation , December 4 . www.thenation.com/article...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1984) 83 (2): 138–156.
Published: 01 April 1984
... that emancipation was still a hope that could stir action. The following day the city of Memphis, Tennessee, was hit with a garbage strike. What started as a wild cat strike soon escalated into a racial confrontation, then into a compelling civil rights struggle of national importance, and two months later...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1966) 65 (2): 178–191.
Published: 01 April 1966
... trades which resisted the NAM-sponsored open shop drive, but the strong unions of Lewis and Reuther also suf­ fered defeats in most national strikes and failed to prevent a hostile Congress from enacting laws that restricted union activity. It be­ came possible for the conservative symbol, Senator Robert...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2013) 112 (4): 784–803.
Published: 01 October 2013
..., helping to propel key organizers and the DROM itself into the national media landscape while laying the groundwork for what has since become the signature action of Strike Debt, the Rolling Jubilee. “We Dreamed of Abolishing Debt”: The Rolling Jubilee The Rolling Jubilee (RJ) originated as a para...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1975) 74 (2): 178–196.
Published: 01 April 1975
... labor unions in the 1930 s. These issues included important New Deal labor legislation such as the labor provisions of the National Industrial Recovery Act and the National Labor Re­ lations Act, the general textile strike of 1934 which significantly affected the South, the emergence of the CIO under...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2012) 111 (1): 214–222.
Published: 01 January 2012
... general strikes in San Francisco, Minneapolis, and Toledo in which radicals of different persuasions played significant roles, and a national tex- tile strike—until then the largest in US history—brought four hundred thousand workers, many of them Southern women, out of the mills...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2020) 119 (3): 461–476.
Published: 01 July 2020
.... These self-appointed representatives included young white socialists of the New Left who, drawn to the roving picket strikes and the broad-based poor people s coalition that grew out of them, sought to represent the miners on the national scene. They also included mainstream media reporters who represented...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1925) 24 (1): 1–15.
Published: 01 January 1925
... not care to forego the use of their weapon, the strike, at a time when they were the stronger force. One of these concerted movements resulted in the passage of the Adamson law in 1916. The mediation board had been unable to settle the controversy which threatened a nation-wide strike. To prevent...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (2018) 117 (3): 682–691.
Published: 01 July 2018
... Women’s Day Is Not a Privilege .” Nation , February 24 . www.thenation.com/article/striking-on-international-womens-day-is-not-a-privilege/ . Ni Una Menos Collective . 2017 . “ How Was the March 8 International Women’s Strike Woven Together? ” Viewpoint Magazine , February 16...
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South Atlantic Quarterly (1968) 67 (2): 287–305.
Published: 01 April 1968
..., as a result of the Al­ lied blockade and the extremely poor turnip harvest, provoked thousands of workmen to go on strike in Leipzig on April 16, 1917. Two days later 200,000 workers in Berlin also went on strike. In both cases the striking workers created workers councils modeled on the Petersburg Soviet...