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We share the main axes of debate of the Fearless Cities Meeting in Rosario.
They are initial triggers -under construction- to discuss together how to continue building alternatives from our cities, towns and communes. They allow us to link diverse experiences from different parts of Latin America and the world. They are a first invitation to think collectively: they are open to changes and suggestions that allow us to make our meeting in October a productive and profitable discussion instance for everyone!

1) In case of emergency, municipalism!

How to address the problems of the 21st century? Potencies and limitations of organizational dynamics among different municipal experiences. How to articulate the social-territorial construction with the political-institutional dynamics? Collective leadership and democratization of institutions.

2) Municipalist platforms in communes, towns and rural areas

Principles and lessons learned from municipalism in villages and rural areas: how to develop tools and spaces for cooperation in the territory? how to build a network platform?

3) Skip the algorithm, communication, networks and media

How to build a political agenda in the face of the mainstream media? How to use social networks to our advantage? Tools for network communications, to increase the reach and influence of movements.

4) Common goods, Public services

Deprivatization of public services and social management of common goods: how to generate environmentally sustainable alternatives at the local level? land use planning and strategies for land preservation: how to deal with the dispute over land?

5) Mobility in the post-pandemic city

Crisis and subsistence of urban transport systems: How to address mobility as a human right? Sustainability, prices, scope. New mobility strategies.

6) Citizens of the world! Migrations, refugees

How to think about the role of local governments in the situation of migrants and refugees? Inclusion and Solidarity Policies. Collective organization to inhabit cities.

7) Fragmented cities: how to fight against racism and exclusion?

Urban fragmentation, exclusion from popular neighborhoods, racism and stigmatization of poverty in cities. Actions to protect the rights of homeless people.

8) Urbanizing to create community

Socio-urban integration of popular neighborhoods. Legal, economic and management tools for structural solutions against urban poverty. How to articulate governments, public services, universities and social organization?

9) Social management and non-state institutions

Crisis of the State and social organization: how to guarantee rights? Citizen practices of social management of the commons. New educational, health, economic and cultural institutions to unite the social fabric.

10) Radicalization of democracy

Democracy and territory: How to build new architectures of power and engineering of institutions? Protagonist participation of the community and proximity. Community leadership, popular power and co-management of public policies.

11) There is no planet B

How do we design strategies of resistance and struggle against ecocides? Prefigurative practices and public policies of environmental care in cities. Glocal actions against climate change.

12) Public housing and rents

What can cities do in the face of the financialization of housing and speculation in the real estate market in the global city? Organizations and tools to address the problem of access to housing.

13) Struggles for the rights of native peoples

Struggle for the rights of members and descendants of native peoples and the construction of local community public policies to address racism, lack of access to justice and health care.

14) Cities of Care

How to build cities that put people at the center? Balancing the scales in the face of the unfair distribution and organization of care tasks. Strategies against the crisis of social reproduction and the capital vs. life conflict. How do we promote accessible cities? Building territorial networks to address inequalities.

15) Feminization of politics

Towards a new political culture: how to transform politics from a feminist perspective? Lessons learned from feminist practices in community organization, social struggle and institutional management.

16) Fighting corruption

Projects and experiences in the fight against public-private corruption and money laundering.

17) Recovering the pencil. Public power before corporations

Cities and power in the 21st century. Diagnosis and innovative municipal strategies in the face of the advance of the market over the city. Collective leadership, planning and strengthening of public power.

18) Reclaiming the streets

How to democratize and enhance the use of public space? How to build free and safe spaces for women, dissidences and children?

19) Cultural trenches

Commodification of life and strategies for the defense of cultural spaces. How to address social issues through culture? Reconversion of collective work spaces.

20) Popular economy and the future of work

How to address work, poverty and precarity in cities? Discard economy vs. circular economy. Collective organization and popular economy: processes of production, circulation, services and care.

21) Democratic security and the fight against drug trafficking

Penetration of drug trafficking in the State, the market and society: How to think of strategies to fight it from the cities?

22) Resistance, solidarity and memory construction

Strategies of organization and struggle against institutional violence: How to build collective memory and international solidarity networks in the face of recent waves of popular protests?

23) Towards Food Sovereignty!

How to achieve the right to food in cities? Food production and access to land. Stopping evictions, fighting inflation. Family farming and agroecology.

24) State efficiency

How to address the crisis of the state? Political reform projects, technological tools and public policy co-production mechanisms to improve state efficiency. Building another kind of power.

25) Cities against sexist violence!

What tools do we have to guarantee rights in situations of vulnerability and violence? Construction of territorial networks to confront gender inequalities and macho violence.