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 ). šŸ™‚ 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 consciousnessĀ of the oppressed, Ā not the situation which oppressesĀ them”;Ā for the more the oppressed can be led to adapt to thatĀ 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 albumĀ Spies Are Reading My BlogĀ and am listening to it while Niall makes pizza. Ā There’s some great tracks, so far the title track is my favourite. Ā I subscribe to David, which means I’ve agreed to … Continue reading

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