Conjunctural Insurrections – “COVID-19, the Anthropocene, and the Revolutionary ‘Stop’”

In a recent Guardian article, Peter Daszak, an expert on zoonosis (diseases spreading from non-humans to humans), argues we are entering an era of pandemics which will only end when we live in a...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “The Crucible on 3rd Precinct”

The crucible on 3rd Precinct in Minneapolisforges new life from ashes: the phoenix rises.MPD heretofore un-defunded,roots of grass heretofore unheeded, untended,a wildfire nowreadies the soil for...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “COVID-19 en Lima, a family tale”

My family is infected. Casi todos están contagiados, and there is nothing I can do from my desk in Canada. But I call every day. I call my parents and brothers, and I reconnect with cousins and...
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Intervention – “Pandemic and (Im)Mobility in the Americas”

By Soledad Álvarez Velasco (University of Houston) and Lucía Pérez Martínez (FLACSO Ecuador) Based on the findings of the collective project “Covid-19 and (Im)Mobility in the...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “Persistent Coloniality, Profane Space, Purported Impact”

In Trinidad and Tobago, on June 27, three Afro-Caribbean/Black men – Noel Diamond, Israel Clinton, and Joel Jacobs – were shot and killed, without cause, by the Trinidad and Tobago Police...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “The National Day of Afro-Peruvian Women”

After 20 years of constant advocacy, Afro-Peruvian women organizations’ efforts for recognition are paying off. At the beginning of July 2020, amid a world pandemic and the global outrage due to...
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Intervention – “Militant Research and the Epistemologies of Pandemic Segregation”

By Josie Hooker, Department of Social and Policy Sciences, University of Bath; J.Hooker@bath.ac.uk How to conduct social, and particularly ethnographic, research during a pandemic? Thus far,...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “Critical Research in Times of Rupture”

The confluence of pandemic conditions and protests in cities and towns throughout the US and even in Europe in response to the murder of George Floyd has created a space of rupture in normal...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “Protest and the Pandemic”

The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the unjust and unhealthy character of the capitalist economic and social system. The government-imposed lockdowns across the world necessitated activists to...
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Conjunctural Insurrections – “Pathways to Justice”

Since 2013, members of the CARICOM Reparations Commission (CRC) – a collective of scholars and activists representing CARICOM – have advocated for European nations to both acknowledge and commit...
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