Workshop: 'intersectionality' and anti-oppression practices

In some of his work, CRAC have discussed the idea that contemporary anarchism is defined by its political culture. One of the key elements of this culture is our stance against all forms of oppression, exploitation and domination; that is, the understanding that these systems are interlocking and thus work together to create stratified living conditions and life chances. However…

  • How can we apply these principles to our organising practices? How can we go beyond the « grocery-list » phenomenon (simple enumeration of all systems of oppression)?
  • How can we articulate the social realities that are lived at the intersections or points of junction of specific oppressions?

The following are some ideas of how we might work together on these issues.

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