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From Below Podcast


Mar 8, 2019

For our first episode, released on International Women's Day 2019, Markie and Pedro discuss two examples of anti-capitalist feminism. The discussion starts around the work of the Anti-Capitalist Feminist Coalition (ACFC) in Los Angeles with Markie speaking on her involvement and then interviewing Romina Green of Black Rose/Rosa Negra Los Angles on the background and roots of ACFC. Next is an interview and in-depth discussion with Alondra Carrillo of Santiago, Chile who is a vocera, or spokesperson, for the March 8 Feminist General Strike Coordination. Alondra is also a member of the libertarian communist organization, Solidaridad.

 

Related links and readings:

Follow the Anti-Capitalist Feminist Coalition: https://twitter.com/acfc_la

Solidaridad's publication: http://www.periodico-solidaridad.cl/

Feminism for the 99%, A Manifesto by Cinzia Arruzza, Tithi Bhattacharya, and Nancy Fraser: https://www.versobooks.com/books/2924-feminism-for-the-99

 For background on some of the concepts discussed we recommend "A Feminist Movement To End Capitalism, Part I" by Bree Busk

http://blackrosefed.org/feminist-movement-to-end-capitalism-part-1/ 

 A condensed version of the same article was published with ROAR Magazine as "Chile’s feminists inspire a new era of social struggle"

https://roarmag.org/essays/chile-new-feminist-movement/

 A follow up piece published for International Women's Day is now available: "Chile’s feminist movement is here to stay"

https://roarmag.org/essays/chiles-feminist-movement-stay/

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