This student rebellion, by itself, may not be aimed towards any valid goal. As Malissa explained, it’s just a joke. And its immediate effect, most of the time, is to give headaches — and more work — to teachers and other school staff workers. At the same time, it is through this insubordination that students maintain a margin of autonomy. And it is precisely in this space of action outside the control of the school authorities that the possibilities for political confrontation resides.
Let’s Prevent the Corona Catastrophe in Elderly Care Homes – The State Cannot and Does not Want to do it!
Care facilities for the elderly have become a pandemic hotspot. One third of all the people in Germany who have died due to Covid-19 were residents of elderly care and nursing homes. The misconduct of individual facilities isn’t to blame – this disaster has structural causes.
INTERVIEW with Sarah Quadir of Workers against Sectarianism, at the forefront of anti-government protests in Tahrir Square (Baghdad). About the effects of the lockdown on the demonstrations and the experiences she has had as a feminist activist.
“Ordinary people that can’t eat if they don’t work (the majority of the population) must rise up against these measures just as they did in October. Indeed: We must make a new revolt, folks, because these measures are worse than the ones in October”