DEMOCRACY AND THE COMMONS: How communities around the world are taking control of their work, their neighbourhoods and their lives. https://www.facebook.com/events/1194771910546091/ A Free public talk by Dario Azzellini: Scholar, author, film-maker, political activist and assistant professor, Johannes Kepler University, Austria. (http://www.azzellini.net/) (co)Author of: * THEY CAN’T REPRESENT US: Reinventing Democracy from Greece to Occupy (w….
The full audio recording of the “Loving the Land with a Vengeance: Decolonizing the Commons” panel at the 2015 Tatamagouche Free School featuring Jonathan Beadle, Hillary Lindsay, and Jackie McVicar and facilitated by Marietta Wildt.
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….
Download the mp3 file here. Audio engineer: Pierre Loiselle of Praxis Media On October 6th, Silvia Federici and George Caffentzis spoke at an event titled “The Politics and Possibilities for the Commons: Radical Horizons in the Age of Austerity” in celebration of the 250th Anniversary of the Halifax Common. It was one of many events organized…
THE PROMISE OF THE COMMONS, THE INJUSTICE OF DEBT, TODAY’S GLOBAL UPRISINGS Silvia Federici is a world-renowned feminist scholar, writer and activist. A veteran of the international Wages For Housework campaign and anti-nuclear struggles, she is author of Caliban and the Witch: Women the Body and Primitive Accumulation (Autonomedia 2005) and Revolution at Point Zero:…