Estamos en la Lucha: Immigrant Women Light the Fires of Resistance

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9780972540391: Estamos en la Lucha: Immigrant Women Light the Fires of Resistance

A Chicana feminist examines the fighting spirit and working-class leadership that immigrant women bring to social movements despite formidable barriers. This brief, highly readable pamphlet includes discussions of the role of xenophobia, the military-industrial-prison-border complex, how female militancy impacts the labor movement, and barriers to an effective defense of immigrant rights.

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Christina Lopez grew up in the projects in Phoenix, Arizona. Her working-class family has roots in the Southwest that predate U.S. borders. Lopez became the Organizer of Seattle Radical Women in 2005, where she helped lead the chapter in defense of immigrant rights, union campaigns, and reproductive justice, and in opposition to police brutality, U.S. wars, and budget cuts targeting the most vulnerable. Lopez also serves on the National Steering Committee of Radical Women. In 2012, she became the U.S. vice-presidential candidate on the slate of the Freedom Socialist Party, Radical Women's sister organization. With running-mate Stephen Durham, Lopez challenges the system's ''unjust economic system and the rigged electoral process that keeps it in place.''

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