1. The movements, social organizations and diverse expressions of the grassroots field of the Americas, heirs and protagonists of the struggles against imperialism and the military regimes in Latin America and the Caribbean, that rise up against the neocolonial agenda of free trade, privatization, looting and poverty represented in the defeated FTAA project, reaffirm the principles of solidarity and internationalism that unite us, as well as the commitment to continue fighting for a systemic transformation against capitalism, patriarchy, colonialism and racism.
2. Gathered in the Continental Meeting for Democracy and Against Neoliberalism, held in Montevideo, Uruguay, from November 16 to 18, after the intense exchange of experiences and struggles, we ratify the unifying agenda and articulation of social and political forces that we agreed on at the Havana Meeting in November 2015. We reaffirm the need to re-articulate the various grassroots alternatives and grassroots initiatives to face the neoliberal capitalist model of domination.
3. The advance of Capital over the peoples and their territories shows us that capitalism, racism and patriarchy form an intertwined model of multiple dominations. The new offensive of neoliberal forces deepens the same mechanisms of land grabbing, looting of common goods, exploitation of work and control of bodies. The rates of profit are guaranteed by adjustments that are based on more work without rights and overload of unpaid work by women, which guarantee that life is sustained in the context of accelerated precarization of their living conditions. The Transnational Corporations (TNCs), and the associated national elites, are the main beneficiaries of the neoliberal Seguir leyendo