Iran has faced the most brutal crackdown in recent history, initially with gasoline subsidies cut and increased by up to 300%, amid a crippling global economy and high inflation, culminating in widespread demonstrations and riots and subsequently by a crackdown with between 300 and 1,500 people killed and more than 8,000 arrests. The protests that … Read more

For a united transnational front against fascism

During the period of the presidential elections in Brazil in the fall of 2018, Miriam Grossi, Carmen Rial, and Paola Bacchetta were at the Federal University of Santa Catarina, and together with other researchers created a network of solidarity against the extreme right in Brazil, but also in the United States, France, etc. This election, … Read more

Transnationalities, translocalities, feminist and queer decolonialities

“One of the most useful approaches to thinking about power globally is the notion of ‘scattered hegemonies’, which shows the existence of many configurations of hot and cold power, scattered across the world, at different scales and in different registers – financial, military, ethnic, media, technical. I propose to add to it the notion of … Read more