Verónica Gago

is part of Colectivo Situaciones, teaches in the School of Social Sciences at Buenos Aires University, and is a postdoctoral fellow at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET). She is currently working on a project exploring popular economies in post-neoliberal contexts.

Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui: Against Internal Colonialism

Silvia Rivera Cusicanqui: Against Internal Colonialism

Sil­via Rivera Cusi­can­qui is an Aymara activist, soci­ol­o­gist, and oral his­to­rian who has worked with indige­nous move­ments in Bolivia over the last four decades. Her work pro­vides a valu­able cri­tique of cer­tain forms of indige­nous iden­tity pol­i­tics, and a bal­ance sheet of anti­colo­nial strug­gles in the coun­try more broadly.

Clandestine Progress

Clandestine Progress

In the dis­course of “slav­ery,” the tex­tile work­shops and their thou­sands of migrant work­ers are a sort of black hole where another type of human­ity is con­cen­trated, one that is never fully rec­og­nized as such, other than under the idea of com­plete for­eign­ness.