Author: Gisela Mackenroth

Learning and Struggling in Pandemic times

Learning and Struggling in Pandemic times May 21st and 22nd 2021 The pandemic, like other unfolding and coming ecological crises, profoundly reshapes the terrain upon which social movements operate and emerge. By bringing researchers, activists, and researcher-activists into dialogue, we discussed different terrains of struggle over housing, reproductive rights, and ecology. Our aim was to facilitate an exchange of concepts,...

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Gleanings: The Kaleidoscope of Catastrophe

Recently, I announced my intention to write a long essay about Malm to a circle of degrowth communists. One, a researcher and activist of US pipeline struggles, was exasperated at Malm’s apparently contradictory embrace of a strategy of pushing the capitalist state to do the right thing in Corona, Climate and Chronic Emergency (2020) and his stringent support of sabotage in How to Blow up a Pipeline (2021).

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