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Graphic books by Kate Evans

Each day for the next ten days we’ll be highlighting some of the books currently in stock. Today it’s two great graphic books by Kate Evans ‘Threads from the refugee crisis’ (hardback, full colour for £12) and ‘Red Rosa’ for £8

Social Justice

Zines! Fall 2017

This Fall 2017 the students in Social Movements (SOC 425) made Zines about some of the topics they are interested in. Check out their projects! All zines were originally produced on paper, by hand. 106 more words

MSU Mankato

Streaming daily events. Grabbing attention with controversy.

Everyday, an injustice occurs whether you see it in your neighborhood or not. Though social media allows to click “live” and share those events with each other.

SPEAK UP

Democracy in Chains and the Expansion of Necropolitics

In light of our class’ discussions of Mbembe’s “Necropolitics,” I was inspired to revisit a book I had read over the summer entitled Democracy in Chains. 407 more words

Los Angeles Review of Books: On the Front Lines of Climate Change

I reviewed Todd Miller’s new book Storming the Wall for the Los Angeles Review of Books.

“In 2015, as European nations repelled African and Middle Eastern migrants arriving on their shores, the United States was engaged in its own naval operations to ward off mass migration from the Caribbean. 171 more words

Social Movements

Insurrection Starts at Home: Kevin Van Meter on Everyday Resistance [VIDEO]

All revolutions start as the basic refusal of an oppressed person to follow along with the rules of their own subservience.  The autonomous Marxist tradition breaks from many understanding of economics and history to say that it is what it calls “Working Class Self-Activity” that brings about crisis.  318 more words

Anti-Fascism

Some Pre 1980 Songs Referencing LGBTQ

A not – exhaustive list of some songs before 1980 that reference LGBTQ people and issues. (*Needless to say, these should all be contextualized for their relative milieu.  125 more words

Mass Media/Popular Culture