Domestic territories, indigenous, peasant and communitarian territories, the territories of precarious, popular, migrant and unregulated work have usually remained outside of what is recognized as “work”, and therefore outside of union organization, subordinated and invisibilized by paid work of white males. We return to the feminist question “What is your strike?” which allows us to look beyond the boundaries between production and reproduction, imagining new relationships between syndicalism and community.
This is the introductory text to “Del campo a los cuidados. El sindicalismo feminista y antirracista que viene”, published by the La Laboratoria, with support of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Madrid and Foundation for Arts Initiatives. It was translated into English for Common Ecologies and the MovE research project, by Maggie Schmitt from Zenobia translations. Illustrations by Cynthia Veneno. Deregulation, new and old The old unionist machinery is worn out. The realities [...]