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Original: http://philosophersforchange.org/2014/09/30/taking-notes-40-the-radical-imagination-materials-for-struggle/ We wrote The Radical Imagination: Social Movement Research in the Age of Austerity in order to bring clarity and sharpness to the idea of the radical imagination as it operates in and animates social movements in a time of crisis. If ever there has been a time for a careful examination of what the…
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….
Original: https://www.opendemocracy.net/transformation/alex-khasnabish-max-haiven/why-social-movements-need-radical-imagination This is an edited excerpt from The Radical Imagination: Social Movement Research in the Age of Austerity, published by Zed Books June 2014. In this book, we try to better understand the way that the imagination animates movements for social change today. Based on that understanding, we want to reframe the purpose of social…
The Halifax Motherhood Collective is organizing this great event: Come join us to talk about the state of motherhood today, its challenges, its social place, and strategies for creating change. 2pm presentation and discussion 3pm informal talk and snacks Childcare provided on site For more information contact the Halifax Motherhood Collective at firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.facebook.com/events/1500770863480227/
This video was produced as an appendix to our article “Between Success and Failure: Dwelling with Social Movements in the Hiatus” which appeared in Interface: A Journal For and About Social Movements 5.2 (November 2013) (interfacejournal.net/). It outlines our approach and perspective and also leads activists and organizers through a variety of exercises (to be undertaken…