Tag Archive: visionary

From Social Movement to Revolutionary Movement: Why We Need Both

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By Hyung Kyu Nam (February 3, 2017   We should see ourselves in a long arc of change globally as we face a crisis with imperialism, capitalism, ecocide and both political and social oppression that are all interconnected: Zapatista, Seattle WTO, Tunisia, Egypt, Wisconsin, Spain, Greece, Occupy, BLM, Idle No More, Umbrella Movement. Ultimately, these crises require radical change.  …
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Finding Hope in Dystopia: Children of Men

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By Joseph Orosco (January 27, 2017) This academic term, the Anarres Project for Alternative Futures teamed up with the Allied Studies for Another Politics! and the Spring Creek Project to host a film and discussion series called “Finding Hope in Dystopia”.  The idea behind the series was to create a space for discussion about how to find hope for transformative…
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How Do We Approach People Not Like Ourselves?

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  By Mark Rudd (November 18, 2016) I went to the demonstration today. By my estimate there were about 1,000 people there. About half the crowd were older people, but the other half were young. Lots of Native Americans. Great spirit, “Save the Water, Save the Land!” During the close, I noticed a young woman wearing a bandana. This is…
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Don’t Let Them Whitewash Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton

  By Chris Crass (September 25, 2015) Don’t let anyone sell you a pack of reactionary moderate whitewashing about who ‪#‎DorothyDay‬ and ‪#‎ThomasMerton‬ were, two of the Catholic leaders named by ‪#‎PopeFrancis‬. Day was an anarchist socialist founder of the Catholic Worker movement that both feeds the poor and actively opposes the capitalist system that creates poverty. Day was a member of the Industrial Workers…
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Interview: Christina Allaback and Trek Theatre

  Christina Allaback is the Artistic Director for Trek Theatre, a new theater company out of Eugene, Oregon that seeks to bring Star Trek:  The Next Generation episodes to live public performances.

Addicted to White Privilege: A Program for Recovery

  By Gregory Landua (August 3, 2015) Hello, my name is Gregory.  I am a racist.  I don’t fly a confederate flag and I don’t hate black people or any people.  I am, however deeply addicted to the wealth and privilege that comes from the subjugation of other humans beings.  Furthermore I am addicted to the wealth and privilege that…
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Is the Oregon Country Fair Radical?

  By Joseph Orosco A few weeks ago, Anarres Project co-founder Tony Vogt and I were interviewed by a reporter for a local alternative newsweekly.  Toward the end of our conversation, she asked us if there was something about Oregon, or Corvallis in particular, that is hospitable to a project such as Anarres

How Can We Have Hope That Justice Will Prevail?

  Finding hope for social justice in the origins of human civilization   By Joseph Orosco There usually comes a point in one of the many classes I teach dealing with social justice issues that students will stop and ask: “How can we have hope that justice will prevail?”

Interview: Chris Dixon

  Chris Dixon, originally from Alaska, is a longtime anarchist organizer, writer, and educator with a PhD from the University of California at Santa Cruz. He is a collective member of the Institute for Anarchist Studies and serves on the advisory board for the activist journal Upping the Anti.