By Chris Dixon, Angela Y. Davis
Dixon outlines the paintings of activists aligned with anti-authoritarian, anti-capitalist, and anti-oppression politics and discusses the teachings they're studying of their efforts to create social transformation. The booklet explores suggestions to the major problem for today’s activists, organizers, opponents, and dreamers: development a substantial hyperlink among the paintings of against,” which fights ruling associations, and the paintings of beyond,” which develops liberatory alternatives.
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Through anarchism, I began to develop a critical understanding of the world and a link to a history of radical struggle. My politics deepened when I went to Evergreen, a university in Olympia, Washington, that holds a well-deserved reputation as a school for rabblerousers. While there, I was fortunate to develop friendships with an energetic crew of anarchist-oriented student activists, including many queer women. S. S. student groups against the prison industrial complex, campaigned against Nike’s use of sweatshops, and contributed to a men against sexism project.
So, I decided to focus on Anglophone Canada and the United States. 14 There is much to learn from this. walking we ask questions There are only a few things we can say with complete certainty. Most of what I write in this book doesn’t fall into that category. So, I offer the words in the following pages with both audacity and humility. Writing with social movements, if it is going to make any difference in the world, has to be audacious. It has to sum up complex issues and histories, to make claims based on diverse experiences.
9 foundational experiences During the first decades of the twentieth century, this politics found something of a home in the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), a militant labor union active in the United States and Canada. Founded in 1905, the IWW organized expansively, developing campaigns among textile workers in Massachusetts and New Jersey, teamsters in British Columbia, lumber workers in the northwestern and the southeastern United States, miners in Nevada and northern Ontario, and many others.
Another politics : talking across today's transformative movements by Chris Dixon, Angela Y. Davis