Today at the Union Coop Symposium we heard from the Mexico Electrical Union (SME) about their decade long struggle to save jobs destroyed by the Calderon administration. it was an incredibly moving story and they continue to fight the government to uphold the agreement that includes 13 electrical plants and 50 buildings. I didn't take as complete notes as I had hoped due to being so enthralled.
"Razeto turns [here] to the economic, political, and cultural crisis of contemporary civilization... The analysis is rooted in Latin-American history and informed by Razeto’s study of ... Gramsci which began in his years of exile after the 1973 coup, and has particular relevance today in the context of the climate crisis, ... and crises of governability in country after country."
Coming to #GEO next month
Good talk that makes me even more curious about what exists on the ground. https://bioneers.org/brandon-king-transition-extraction-regeneration-zstf1911/
Japan still in 1950s? Show more
The man with the sign is my dear friend Seiichi Yamasaki, a long time union and social movement activist as well as translator. After retiring from his job at the Sanitation department he dedicated himself to this cause. I imagine they will appeal.
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The GEO Weekly Newsletter is out! All the #Cooperative goodness your little ❤️ could desire!
Just registered for the USWC webinar on Co-op Farms:
It's by donation (and free is an option)
Looks interesting :)
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