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.

Tatamagouche Free School 2015


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.

Social Resistance in Times of Austerity

Social Movements in Times of Austerity

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.

Three Excerpts from The Radical Imagination

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Check out these three excepts from Max Haiven’s and my new book The Radical Imagination: Social Movement Research in the Age of Austerity:

Lessons from Social Movements: Six Notes on the Radical Imagination

Fomenting the Radical Imagination with Movements

Why Social Movements Need the Radical Imagination