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How the climate strikes can win

Nilufer Erdem writes for Tribune


In order to win, the climate movement will need to build deeper links with workers and unions, writes Nilufer Erdem in Tribune.

The revival of the word strike’ has seen an exciting shift in the way social movements operate worldwide. The climate strikers have been innovative in drawing on the militancy, non-compliance and conflict-based approach of classic labour movements to stage mass classroom walkouts. But there is a temptation to fetishise the strike and to remove it from its history and function.”

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