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The Cart Without The Horse

Over the past few years America has seen a resurgence of major social movements. Not since the era of civil rights has the news been plastered with widespread protests by organizations, debate over these groups, and positive and negative outcomes from them. 930 more words

Social Movements

New Learning & School/classroom independence

In New Culture of Learning, Thomas and Seely Brown articulate the growing need and demand for technological responsive pedagogy. In their description, there is a very specific place for these technological cultures to take place in the classroom space, stating, “We believe that this new culture of learning can augment learning in nearly every facet of education and every stage of life. 277 more words

The question of rights can be paradoxical for the left. On the one hand, the left is critical of capitalist triumphalism, and that critique is often couched in terms of rights—the right to water, to housing, to free speech, to assembly. 80 more words

LAW

"Entrench warfare" or "why I don't bother with one-off trainings" #smugosphere #inertia

A few years ago I organised a one-off training session on research for activists. It went well and had … no discernible impact on how anyone did anything.  388 more words

Academia

Interview: Barbara Sostaita on Immigration Urgencies - Epistemic Unruliness 19

In this first installment of Epistemic Unruliness recorded from within the Trump Age, James interviews Barbara Sostaita, a Feministing.com columnist, community organizer, and doctoral student in Religious Studies at The University of North Carolina where she researches Latinx migrant faith practices and communities. 303 more words

Episodes

Activism, Social Justice and a "Dear Future Leader" Letter

Have you ever noticed a student at your school and thought, ‘This young person is going to change the world!’? Consider encouraging their activism with a personalized letter and give it directly to any of your developing change makers, giving your vote of confidence and support. 919 more words

Education Management