Category Archives: Activism

Standing up for what one believes in

All I did was sign a letter. A letter that asked for clarification about academic freedom. That’s all. As a result of signing that letter I have been sacked as editor of an academic journal I have been told, by … Continue reading

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Mapping the nodes for #rhizo15: my photo choice

Jane had the neat idea of mapping we #rhizo15 participants onto a Google Map (still time to fill in the form with your info, if you’ve not already done so ). 🙂 One of the questions that she asked us … Continue reading

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Capitalism and Freire

  Indeed, the interests of the oppressors lie in “changing the consciousness of the oppressed,  not the situation which oppresses them”; for the more the oppressed can be led to adapt to that situation, the more easily they can be dominated. (Simone de Beauvoir, … Continue reading

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Spies Are Reading My Blog (David Rovics)

I’ve just downloaded David Rovics‘ latest album Spies Are Reading My Blog and am listening to it while Niall makes pizza.  There’s some great tracks, so far the title track is my favourite.  I subscribe to David, which means I’ve agreed to … Continue reading

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