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Struggle in a Pandemic. Una raccolta di contributi del Workers Inquiry Network

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Pubblichiamo oggi l’ebook “Struggle in a Pandemic”, prodotto da una rete transnazionale in costruzione chiamata Workers Inquiry Network. Lo scorso anno, assieme a una serie di realtà di ricerca e intervento sociale, abbiamo iniziato a tessere uno scambio di riflessioni e testi a partire da esperienze di inchiesta nel mondo…

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Come il capitalismo “Just-in-Time” ha diffuso il COVID-19

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Il capitalismo ha accelerato la trasmissione delle malattie. Storicamente, la maggior parte delle epidemie si è diffusa geograficamente attraverso due forme comuni di movimento umano a lunga distanza: il commercio e la guerra. I tempi, tuttavia, sono cambiati drasticamente con l’ascesa del capitalismo. Nel Medioevo ci volle una decina di…

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Explosion of Authoritarianism and Labor Struggles in Italy’s ‘War on Corona’

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In Italy’s ‘war on corona’ authoritarianism as well as labor struggles are exploding. The latter brings to the fore the question of what and who is of systemic relevance, and hence “esstential” for overcoming the crisis and rebuilding the world afterward. Magdalena Taube and Krystian Woznicki discuss this key issue…

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“Just-in-time” politics: How invisibilized work is made visible during the “corona crisis”

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In the corona crisis the invisibilized work of people who provide basic services is becoming more visible. Could this be an unexpected opportunity for labor organizing? Urban researcher Katja Schwaller is exploring this question, focusing in particular on those areas of society where Big Tech is taking over. An interview…

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Racialized Masculinities and Global Logistics Labor

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The global capitalist supply chain is controlled by white hegemonic masculinity.[1] Affluent, corporate-elite, straight white men are structurally positioned as the managers and overseers of a vast global logistics labor force comprised primarily of working-class men of color. Throughout the logistics-driven global economy, logistics workers remain highly segregated by both…

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Big dick energy at the end of the world. Technopolitics for a global hustle

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In a recent film by Ermalo Magradze, a Georgian film-maker famous for his trash-movies depicting the country’s life, we see a character sat in a car, he is the Prime Minister, he seems demoralised and  he is complaining to his interlocutor: ‘We are stuck Mr Kakha, investors are very difficult…

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