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Global crises and global revolts

A talk from Socialism 2023

by Shireen Akram-Boshar

In this talk delivered last September at the Socialism Conference, Tempest member Shireen Akram-Boshar describes how multiple global crises and revolts signal rising popular rage against the neoliberal capitalist order. Because neoliberalism has eviscerated resources for care and social reproduction, feminist insurgency is especially important.

People stand witnessing the rubble of a building destroyed by the earthquake.

The earthquake in Türkiye and Syria

The fault lines of counterrevolution, authoritarianism, racism, and capitalism

by Shireen Akram-Boshar

On Monday, February 6, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake (followed by another earthquake of 7.5 magnitude) struck southern Türkiye and northwest Syria in the early hours of the morning. Tempest Collective member Shireen Akram-Boshar explains that this tragedy is fundamentally political, affected by the fault lines of counterrevolution, authoritarianism, racism, and capitalism.