For the first time in Korea, an employee was appointed to a company’s board of directors. 12 more companies are set to follow. In these times, when government policies make the lives and existence of workers and unions more precarious and difficult, representation at the highest level of management can be a powerful weapon for workers.
Instead of perceiving them as mutually exclusive, it’s constructive, insightful and encouraging to consider Zapatismo and Chavismo as simultaneously complementing one another and working toward analogous outcomes: liberation, self-determination, autonomy and sovereignty.
While US President Donald Trump’s ban of Muslim nationals was making world headlines, many forget this wasn’t the first time in US history. A reflection on history and on how people are fighting back and can win against Trump.