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The Saker blog is now frozen Tue Feb 28, 2023 23:55 | The Saker
Dear friends As I have previously announced, we are now “freezing” the blog. We are also making archives of the blog available for free download in various formats (see below).
What do you make of the Russia and China Partnership? Tue Feb 28, 2023 16:26 | The Saker
by Mr. Allen for the Saker blog Over the last few years, we hear leaders from both Russia and China pronouncing that they have formed a relationship where there are
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2023/02/27 19:00:02Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of
The stage is set for Hybrid World War III Mon Feb 27, 2023 15:50 | The Saker
Pepe Escobar for the Saker blog A powerful feeling rhythms your skin and drums up your soul as you?re immersed in a long walk under persistent snow flurries, pinpointed by
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Dear friends Quick reminder: we are about to freeze the blog and announce how/where to download the archive from. I expect the details posted here on Tuesday. I want J.B.
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News Round-Up Thu Mar 23, 2023 01:01 | Will Jones
A summary of the most interesting stories in the past 24 hours that challenge the prevailing orthodoxy about the virus and the vaccines, the ?climate emergency? and the supposed moral defects of Western civilisation.
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?Next Time a Prime Minister Intends to Abridge the Liberty of Millions, They May Remember the Scenes... Wed Mar 22, 2023 16:43 | Will Jones
Commenting on the Boris Johnson trial, Spectator editor Fraser Nelson comments that "it?s not just right but important that politicians end up ensnared in the traps they set for others".
The post “Next Time a Prime Minister Intends to Abridge the Liberty of Millions, They May Remember the Scenes of the Boris Trial and Pause” appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.
FSU Podcast: The Problems with Police Training, eBooks Being Censored After You?ve Bought Them and O... Wed Mar 22, 2023 15:11 | Will Jones
In this week?s episode of the Free Speech Union podcast 'That's Debatable!', Ben Jones and Tom Harris explore hot topics including the problems with police training and eBooks being censored after you've bought them.
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When Will They Ever Learn? Wed Mar 22, 2023 13:00 | Thorsteinn Siglaugsson
As a survey shows 93% of Icelanders still believe all the restrictions of the last three years were justified, Thorsteinn Siglaugsson wonders what it will take for us to avoid repeating the same mistakes over again.
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The Gary Lineker ?Crisis? is a Distraction From the Real Problem with the BBC Wed Mar 22, 2023 11:00 | Dr David McGrogan
What Gary Lineker should or should not be allowed to say matters not a jot when set against the real scandal: that our national broadcaster could not care less about fairly representing both sides to contentious debates.
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Interface Journal - Volume 6 Issue 1 now out - A Journal For and About Social Movements
Wednesday June 04, 2014 14:49 by Laurence Cox - Interface
Reinventing emancipation in the 21st century: the pedagogical practices of social movements
Volume six, issue one of Interface, a peer-reviewed online journal produced and refereed by social movement practitioners and engaged movement researchers, is now out. Interface is open-access (free), global and multilingual. Our overall aim is to "learn from each other's struggles": to develop a dialogue between practitioners and researchers, but also between different social movements, intellectual traditions and national or regional contexts.
Like all issues of Interface, this issue is free and open-access. You can download articles individually or a complete PDF of the issue (10.7 MB). Please note that you can also subscribe (free) on the right-hand side of the webpage to get email notification each time a new issue or call for papers is out. This issue of Interface includes 514 pages and 29 pieces, by authors writing from / about Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, Egypt, Germany, Ghana, India, Ireland, Malaysia, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, the UK and the USA among other countries and in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Articles in this issue include:
§ Sara C Motta, Ana Margarida Esteves,
Reinventing emancipation in the 21st century: the pedagogical practices of social movements
§ Jonathan Langdon, Kofi Larweh and Sheena Cameron,
The thumbless hand, the dog and the chameleon: enriching social movement learning theory through epistemically grounded narratives emerging from a participatory action research case study in Ghana
§ Sandra Maria Gadelha de Carvalho e José Ernandi Mendes,
Práxis educativa do Movimento 21 na resistência ao agronegócio
§ Edgar Guerra Blanco,
Utopía y pragmatismo. Enseñanza y aprendizaje en una organización urbana popular
§ Timothy Luchies,
Anti-oppression as pedagogy; prefiguration as praxis
§ Joe Curnow,
Climbing the leadership ladder: legitimate peripheral participation in student movements
§ Rhiannon Firth,
Critical cartography as anarchist pedagogy? Ideas for praxis inspired by the 56a infoshop map archive
§ Cerianne Robertson,
Professors of our own poverty: intellectual practices of a poor people’s movement in post-apartheid South Africa
§ Gerard Gill,
Knowledge practices in Abahlali baseMjondolo
§ Anne Selmeczi,
Dis/placing political illiteracy: the politics of intellectual equality in a South African shack-dwellers’ movement
§ Anne Harley,
The pedagogy of road blockades
§ Piotr Kowzan, Małgorzata Zielińska and Magdalena Prusinowska,
Intervention in lectures as a form of social movement pedagogy and a pedagogical method
§ Eurig Scandrett,
Popular Education methodology, activist academics and emergent social movements: Agents for Environmental Justice
§ Laurence Cox,
“A Masters for activists”: learning from each other’s struggles
§ Cynthia Cockburn,
Exit from war: Syrian women learn from the Bosnian women’s movement
§ Ed Lewis and Jacob Mukherjee,
Demanding the impossible? An experiment in engaging urban working class youth with radical politics
§ John L. Hammond,
Mística, meaning and popular education in the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement
§ Nathalia E. Jaramillo and Michelle E. Carreon,
Pedagogies of resistance and solidarity: towards revolutionary and decolonial praxis
§ Wolfgang Schaumberg,
General Motors is attacking European workers. Is there no resistance? The case of Opel Bochum
§ Kanchan Sarker,
Neoliberal state, austerity, and workers’ resistance in India
§ Mohammed Ilyas,
The “Al-Muhajiroun” brand of Islamism
§ John Foran,
“¡Volveremos! / we will return”: The state of play for the global climate justice movement
§ Reem Wael,
Betrayal or realistic expectations? Egyptian women revolting
This issue’s reviews include the following titles:
Stephen Brookfield and John Holst, Radicalizing Learning: Adult Education for a Just World. Reviewed by Maeve O’Grady.
Mar Daza, Raphael Hoetmer and Virginia Vargas, Crisis y Movimientos Sociales en Nuestra América: Cuerpos, Territorios e Imaginarios en Disputa. Reviewed by Edgar Guerra Blanco.
Srila Roy, New South Asian Feminisms: Paradoxes and Possibilities. Reviewed by Sara de Jong
David Harvey, Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution. Reviewed by Kristen A. Williams
Aziz Choudry, Jill Hanley and Eric Shragge (eds.), Organize! Building from the Local for Global Justice. Reviewed by Markus Kip
Laurence Cox, Buddhism and Ireland: From the Celts to the Counter-Culture and Beyond. Reviewed by Eilís Ward
A call for papers for volume 7 issue 1 (May 2015) of Interface is now open, under the heading "Movement practice(s)", deadline November1st 2014. Along with themed submissions we welcome pieces on any aspect of social movement research and practice that fit within our mission statement (http://www.interfacejournal.net/who-we-are/mission-stat...ment/). We can review and publish articles in Afrikaans, Arabic, Catalan, Czech, Danish, English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish and Zulu. The website has the full CFP and details on how to submit articles for this issue at http://www.interfacejournal.net/wordpress/wp-content/up...1.pdf
The forthcoming issue of Interface (November 2014) will be on movement internationalism(s).
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