The Radical Imagination: Social Movement Research in the Age of Austerity


It’s out! Hot of the presses – The Radical Imagination: Social Movement Research in the Age of Austerity (Zed Books) by Max Haiven and me. Buy it from Zed (outside of North America), from Fernwood (in Canada), and from Macmillan (in the US).

Escape Velocity Radio: The Zapatistas 20 Years On

Escape Velocity Radio: The Zapatistas 20 Years On

Episode 17: The Zapatistas 20 Years On with Alex Khasnabish

I sat down (via Skype) with the good folks at the amazing Escape Velocity Radio to talk about the Zapatistas 20 years after their new year’s day uprising. Here’s what came out of it.

Between Sucess and Failure

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Max Haiven’s and my co-authored article “Between Success and Failure: Dwelling with Social Movements in the Hiatus” has been published in Interface: A Journal for and About Social Movements. Check out our critical reflections on the Radical Imagination Project and what lies between success and failure for movements and politically-engaged researchers here.

Subterranean Currents: The Radical Imagination from the End of History to the Age of Austerity


From May 17-18, 2013 the Centre for Studies in Social Justice at the University of Windsor hosted Reclaiming Democracy and Social Justice: From the Arab Spring to Occupy to…, an exciting and dynamic conference that brought together scholars, activists, and combinations of the two to discuss the present and future of social movements and social change. You can find my presentation for the conference here.

Convoking the Radical Imagination


Convoking the Radical Imagination

A new article just out by myself and Max Haiven in Cultural Studies<=>Critical Methodologies about the radical imagination and the Halifax Radical Imagination Project. Online first, in print soon!