How we think about the world and our place in it matters. Social change and social justice aren’t just about social movements and collective action, they’re also about ideas – why society is the way it is, who benefits and who pays, how the world might be different, how we might get there. In this workshop we’ll take a tour through some key concepts advanced by radical political thinkers (alienation, exploitation, hegemony, liberation, oppression, revolution) and consider them in relation to actual struggles for radical social change and social justice to see if and how they “work” in the world.
A child-friendly event about idealized motherhood is constructed, directed and enforced by the state.
Original: http://roarmag.org/2014/07/fomenting-the-radical-imagination-with-social-movements/ The dual crisis of movements and the university require activists and researchers to apply the radical imagination and foment it as a collective practice. By Max Haiven and Alex Khasnabish Our book, The Radical Imagination: Social Movement Research in the Age of Austerity (Zed Books, 2014), is a set of reflections on an experiment….
7:30pm, Thursday April 7 2011 Venue: The Bus Stop Theatre Address: 2203 Gottingen St. Cost: Free Crisis. Bailout. Austerity. The political situation today has led many to ask if the system is fundamentally broken. Do we need to imagine a society beyond capitalism, for Nova Scotia and the World? While many would like to see a…