Deep solidarity: Broadening the basis of transformation – Joerg Rieger, Rosemarie Henkel-Rieger

Deep solidarity: Broadening the basis of transformation – Joerg Rieger, Rosemarie Henkel-Rieger

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Across the globe, conditions of labour are worsening, providing both challenges and opportunities. As labour is one of the places where the intersectionality of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, and class is always at work, new models of resistance are created here as well. Deep solidarity describes what happens when the 99% who have to work for a living (including people who are excluded from the job market) realise what they have in common, in order to employ their differences productively in the struggle. In this article, a theologian and a labour and community organiser work together showing how the Abrahamic religious traditions and developments in the world of labour help us to shape deeper forms of solidarity.

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