Vaccines: “My body, my choice”?

30 November, 2021 · Critique of ideology

"My body, my choice" as a "women's right" ... not to be vaccinated.
"My body, my choice" as a "women's right" ... not to be vaccinated.

Infections are on the rise again and the impact of new variants is feared. But European governments are encountering increasingly violent resistance to the “Covid passport” requirement. The old feminist slogan “My body, my choice,” accepted as the moral dogma of the vaccination campaign by the governments themselves now undermining public health.

End of Cádiz strike: What can we learn?

26 November, 2021 · Spain

Unions and employers, two groups of managers with common interests in the running of companies, reach a pre-agreement to end the strike at the place of an state institution specialised in bringing about agreements between them. In Seville, of course, as far away as possible from the assemblies.
Unions and employers, two groups of managers with common interests in the running of companies, reach a pre-agreement to end the strike at the place of an state institution specialised in bringing about agreements between them. In Seville, of course, as far away as possible from the assemblies.

The lessons to be learned from the end of the strike in Cadiz are fundamental for the struggles to come. No, better conditions did not bring about an agreement between the bosses and the unions which the workers then accepted. Rather, the union leadership of the strike has prevented the workers from taking control of the struggle by inevitably ensuring that the conditions offered by the bosses would be accepted.

Metalworkers’ strike in Cádiz

24 November, 2021 · Spain

Metalworkers' strike in Cádiz
Metalworkers' strike in Cádiz

The metalworkers’ strike in Cádiz shows us that we need to fight in a different way. And that means, from now on, to take control of the assemblies today monopolized by the unions. And to do so in order to extend the struggles, open the assemblies and make joint demands that go beyond all the divisions by sector, province, region or contract type.