From:   NicolasMoselleAllen <>
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 <> 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