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PrecariCorps

http://precaricorps.org/ PrecariCorps will have four fundamental purposes, and we are currently designing upcoming programs to support each one: To improve the lives and livelihoods of contingent faculty undergoing financial hardship by providing charitable assistance to them in the form of cash assistance and/or grants; To create and distribute educational media to the public, including parents, students, and college communities, that details… Read more →

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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 →

Radical Education Forum (London)

http://radicaleducationforum.tumblr.com/ The Radical Education Forum is a group of people working in a wide range of educational settings who meet monthly to discuss radical pedagogical theories and techniques, and contemporary issues of interest to those involved in education. We are interested in how these theories and questions can inform our practice. The Forum supports social justice in education, linking practitioners… 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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Really Open University (Leeds)

http://reallyopenuniversity.wordpress.com The Really Open University is an ongoing process of transformation by those with a desire to challenge the higher education system and its role in society. Instigated by students and staff of higher education institutions in the city of Leeds (UK), the ROU is non-hierarchical and open to anyone who wishes to see an end to the commodifcation of… Read more →

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The Purple Thistle Centre (Vancouver)

From http://purplethistle.ca/: HISTORY OF THE PURPLE THISTLE CENTRE In 2001 Matt Hern founded the Purple Thistle Centre with seven teenage friends looking to start an alternative-to-school community institution for youth on the Eastside of Vancouver. They were looking to start a new kind of place – not a school or youth centre or college or studio, but something else entirely.… Read more →

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Unsettling the University: For Abolitionist, Decolonial Education Struggles – An Interview with Matthew Evsky (2/2)

– An Interview with Matthew Evsky (Part 2) – Summary: In this interview, Matthew Evsky* speaks on ways that the education system is bound up with policing, mass incarceration, and settler colonialism.  How can we integrate education struggles with abolitionist, decolonial approaches?  For resistant alternatives, we can look to Liberation Schools and free, cooperative universities embedded in communities.  Facing major… Read more →

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