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.
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 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.
The Radical Imagination Project is facilitating the programming for the 11th annual Tatamagouche Free School. We’re thrilled to be doing this and look forward to the Free School running from August 27-30, 2015. Join us if you’re around the North Shore of Nova Scotia at the end of August! Propose a workshop here.
I’m pleased to announce that The Movement of Movements: Struggles for Other Worlds (Part 1) edited by Jai Sen and Peter Waterman is now out in ebook! I was so honoured to be asked to contribute a chapter to this amazing volume that also includes the work of Taiaiake Alfred, Andrea Smith, Xochitl Leyva Solano, David McNally, Guillermo Delgado-P, David Featherstone, Peter Waterman, and many more.
In September 2014 I was invited down to Boston, MA by the good folks at Boston University and the University of Massachusetts to talk about the radical imagination, engaged research, and resistance in time of austerity. Listen to the audio recording of “Social Resistance in Times of Austerity,” a panel discussion featuring me and Kostis Kornetis and recorded at Boston University by WBUR.