Do Red and Green Mix?

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What’s the relationship between socialism and environmentalism in the struggle for a post-capitalist, ecologically sustainable future? Check out Michael Löwy’s original essay, the roundtable it stimulated, and my response here. Great conversations facilitated by the Great Transition Initiative.

Race in a Glass Nation: Fragility and Dissent in the University and Beyond

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I was honoured to be invited to be a panelist at this event held at the University of King’s College on November 17, 2017. In a moment of rising fascism, aggrieved masculinity, and rabid white supremacy, critical and nuanced discussions about what’s really at stake in the “free speech” debates and the new “culture wars” are all the more urgent. For those interested, here’s the text of my presentation.

Video: Why Don’t the Poor Rise Up?

Video in three parts from Why Don’t the Poor Rise Up?: Panel Discussion and Launch Event at Mount Saint Vincent University on October 11, 2017 featuring Michael Truscello, Catherine Martin, Jackie Barkley, Lynn Jones, El Jones, Ardath Whynacht, and Brad Fougere. Special thanks to Mark Cunningham for recording and posting the video.

What Moves Us: The Lives and Times of the Radical Imagination

It’s out! Max Haiven and I are pleased to announce the publication of What Moves Us: The Lives and Times of the Radical Imagination, a collected volume of powerful articles and interviews focusing on radical social change and the radical imagination in dark times. This volume is a co-publication between the Radical Imagination Project, Upping the Anti, and Fernwood Publishing. You can buy your copy from Fernwood here.