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The Rise of the Insurrectionary Imagination

The Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination....is a collective which..."aims at opening spaces...and bringing artists and activists together to...co-create more creative forms of ...civil disobedience".

In your face - 19 Feb

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Heft Notes: Naomi Klein's "This Changes Everything"

Detailed summary of this important new book on how to combat climate change.

Weathering the Storms, Planting the Seeds

Fundamentally, we have to “hospice what’s left of the system we’re leaving behind, while planting the seeds for the future we’re building.”

Shades Of Green: Reconciling differences and building solidarity

In building a movement, finding common ground is paramount. A movement can progress with the aid of constructive criticism, but it is imperative that this criticism be accompanied by genuine effort to understand and learn from one another, and recognition of each party’s value to the movement.

An Orchard Grows in Boston

Rebuilding the commons in an economically-divided, violence-scarred neighborhood.

What Shade of Green are You?

A danger with any movement is its potential to fragment into factions once it reaches a certain size – with the various factions competing instead of collaborating – and the potential emergence of a dominant faction that drowns out competing worldviews, theories of change, and tactics.

Extracting ourselves from the extractivist mindset

Review of "This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate" by Naomi Klein.

Welcome to the 21st Century

This is the time for our species to “turn 21”: to transition from adolescence to responsible adulthood as citizens of the planet, before we destroy our own future.

Activism and Integrity

Truth be told, my goal here is not to belittle Bill McKibben, nor is it to scold climate activists in particular or activists more generally.

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