Tag: community


Do-It-Yourself Strategies for Revolutionary Study Groups (Black Orchid Collective)

Download the PDF original at: https://blackorchidcollective.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/diy-study-strategies-reading-for-revolution-part-3-final-version-to-share.pdf Part of a three part series “Reading for Revolution,” available here: https://blackorchidcollective.wordpress.com/2014/04/17/reading-for-revolution-part-3-diy-strategies-for-study-groups/ Do-It-Yourself Strategies for Revolutionary Study Groups by Mamos Rotnelli (Black Orchid Collective) Before a new revolutionary strategy becomes a lived reality, it begins as an idea. Of course, ideas are not the driving force of history – human beings struggling for liberation make history… Read more →

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Radical Practices of Collective Care (blog)

http://radicalcollectivecare.blogspot.co.at/ This is the blog of a collective research process investigating collective practices of care, reproduction and mutual aid as related to social movements. We are gathering examples of radical practices of caring, housing and food production. Our work is based on a rota of research presentations that feeds into this online toolbox. This project was initiated by Manuela Zechner,… Read more →

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Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning

From http://dechinta.ca/: Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning is a northern-led initiative delivering land-based, University of Alberta-credited educational experiences led by northern leaders, experts, elders and professors to engage northern and southern youth in a transformative curricula based on the cutting-edge needs of Canada’s North. The Dechinta experience is an educational experience like no other. Located off the grid in… Read more →

The Public School

The Public School (publicschool.org)

From http://thepublicschool.org/: The Public School is a school with no curriculum. It is not accredited, it does not give out degrees, and it has no affiliation with the public school system. It is a framework that supports autodidactic activities, operating under the assumption that everything is in everything. In 2007, The Public School was initiated in Los Angeles in the… Read more →

Trade School

Trade School (tradeschool.coop)

From tradeschool.coop Trade School is an alternative, self-organized school that runs on barter. It works like this: 1) Teachers propose classes and ask for barter items from students. For example, if you teach a class about making butter, you might ask students to bring heavy cream, jars, bread, music tips, clothes, vegetables, or help with something like finding an apartment.… Read more →


Occupying the City with the Social Science Centre – an Interview with Mike Neary

Summary: Professor Mike Neary speaks on the origins, purposes, and tensions of The Social Science Centre, Lincoln in the UK, an alternative form of higher education provision run as a formally constituted co-operative. The Social Science Centre sets itself against the usual colonial relations between universities and communities, seeking to occupy and re-invent the ‘idea of the university’ by producing critical,… Read more →