Monday, 1 August 2011

Educating Resistance

by Anna Selmeczi, Interface, 2010

While deeply sympathetic to David Harvey’s commitment to a politics that can move to a new and more just order this paper, based on the experience of a period of immersion in the shack dweller’s movement Abahlali baseMjondolo, asks if Harvey’s commitment to scaling up the level of political action, along side a project of political education, risks removing politics from the grasp of the people who are currently struggling, with a considerable degree of success, to restore their right to political speech and imagination.

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