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About Marina Sitrin

Marina Sitrin is an activist, writer and teacher, and currently a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Place, Culture and Politics at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York. Her books include Everyday Revolutions: Horizontalism and Autonomy in Argentina and the forthcoming They Can't Represent Us! Reinventing Democracy from Greece to Occupy with Dario Azzellini. Her website is

Articles by Marina Sitrin

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The struggle to defend La Famantina is forever: how social movements in Argentina are close to changing history

In La Rioja, Cordoba, Corrientes and elsewhere, activists are defending what they hold in common. In the process, they are also transforming their relationships with one another.

Thank You Pete Seeger

“We are not afraid…we shall all be free.” Pete Seeger died last night, but the power of his music lives on. One activist pays tribute to another.

“Being poor is not a crime:” transforming the struggle for housing rights worldwide

From singing in New York courtrooms to gluing door locks in Berlin: the struggle to protect housing rights is about more than bricks and mortar. 

Postcards from a horizontal world

New social movements are different. Instead of asking for alternatives, they are bringing them to life.

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