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Another Politics

Talking across Today's Transformative Movements

Chris Dixon

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Amidst war, economic meltdown, and ecological crisis, a "new spirit of radicalism is blooming" from New York to Cairo, according to Chris Dixon. In Another Politics, he examines the trajectory of efforts that contributed to the radicalism of Occupy Wall Street and other recent movement upsurges. Drawing on voices of leading organizers across the United States and Canada, he delivers an engaging presentation of the histories and principles that shape many contemporary struggles.

Dixon outlines the work of activists aligned with anti-authoritarian, anti-capitalist, and anti-oppression politics and discusses the lessons they are learning in their efforts to create social transformation. The book explores solutions to the key challenge for today’s activists, organizers, fighters, and dreamers: building a substantive link between the work of "against," which fights ruling institutions, and the work of "beyond," which develops liberatory alternatives.

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Schlagwörter

political ideologies, radical political thought, united states of america, history, social transformation, political activists, political advocacy, war, occupy wall street, radicalism, work of against, activists, organizing, leadership, political, anti capitalist, anti oppression, canadian protest, anti authoritarian, government and governing, movement building, canada, ecological crisis, contemporary political struggles, political protest, politics, liberation, american protest, international movements, economic meltdown