|Sent time:||Wednesday, September 28, 2011 11:43:08 PM|
|Subject:||Re: [september17discuss] Horizontalism in Argentina discussion|
mad that I can't be there. make sure someone records it?
On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 11:30 PM, Marina Sitrin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The popular rebellion that began in December 2001 in Argentina sparked
> a process of revolutionary creativity that continues to this day.
> Many have come to call this new social relationship, "horizontalidad"
> (horizontalism) I, Marina lived in Argentina documenting these
> movements for the years after the rebellion and continue to spend time
> there. The discussion I will facilitate will describe the inspiring
> social change that has and continues to take place as well as some of
> the challenges facing the movements. These experiences and challenges
> are especially relevant to us, here on Wall Street, and the many many
> other horizontal movements around the world.
> Horizontalism: Voices of Popular Power in Argentina, the book, tells
> the story of a changing society told by people who are taking their
> lives and communities into their own hands. It is a story of
> cooperation, vision, creation and discovery. It is a history that is
> told by people in the various autonomous social movements, from the
> occupied factories, neighborhood assemblies, arts and independent
> media collectives, to the indigenous communities and unemployed
> workers movements. (It is available free online in Spanish and English
> and there are numerous copies in the Occupation library.)
> Hope to see folks tomorrow, Thursday, at 11am in the Plaza
> Seamos realistas, hagamos lo imposible ~ che
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