How do we think about health justice without addressing the fact that millions of Black and Brown people’s lives and health have been impacted for centuries by colonialism? What does it mean to look at reparations?
A comparative study of revolutionary theories and practices in Kurdish-led Rojava and opposition-held Syria – Öcalan to Aziz, democratic confederalism to LCCs – and a lament on the great cost of their failure to connect.
The violence is there, it’s in the news: here are the numbers dead, here are the potential war crimes, the hospitals bombed, the markets bombed. We’ve become desensitized to this, globally. And yet there is so much that people are doing on the ground, and a lot of creative actions.
Before the girl left, Katya and her guest hugged tightly. The girl ended up in Germany. “I was constantly thinking about what is it like to live when your city has been wiped off the face of the earth,” says Katya.
Amplifying the voices of those who are in the middle of the fight, those who have suffered; asking people what life they want to live and then helping them to build it: this is what we need to be doing together.