Breaking down the walls around each other: interview with Kelsey Cham C.

Kelsey Cham C. was one of the first people interviewed by carla and Nick for the Joyful Militancy project, back in early 2014. This interview is included as an appendix in the book. carla and Nick (c&N): One of the things we’re trying to think through with the notion of sad militancy is the way that Empire gets …

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The very notion of militancy changed in me: an interview with Gustavo Esteva

This interview with Gustavo Esteva was conducted in 2014 by carla bergman and Nick Montgomery for Joyful Militancy. For this email interview we (Nick and carla) sent a ‘preamble’ outlining some of the ideas behind our book project, and then included a series of questions based on Esteva’s other writings. As time went on in the …

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Join the collective of supporters for Gustavo Esteva

“To change the dominant reality, it is very difficult, next to impossible. To create something radically new is feasible. You can do that tomorrow.” -- Gustavo Esteva THE SITUATION: We are inviting you to join a collective of monthly supporters for Gustavo Esteva, who at the age of 81 has lost his main source of …

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“Your mind will tell you lies but your body can’t” – An interview with Zainab Amadahy

This interview with Zainab Amadahy was conducted by carla bergman and Nick Montgomery for Joyful Militancy in January of 2016. For this email interview we (Nick and carla) sent a ‘preamble’ outlining some of the ideas behind our book project, and then included a series of questions based on Amadahy’s other writings (especially Wielding the …

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Care is at the heart: an interview with Marina Sitrin

This interview was completed in early 2016 as part of the research for Joyful Militancy. We (carla and Nick) sent Marina Sitrin a ‘preamble’ outlining some of the ideas behind the book, and then included a couple questions based on Sitrin's other writings (especially Horizontalidad -- published in English as Horizontalism -- and Everyday Revolutions). As time went on …

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