To Greta Thunberg and All Climate Strikers (Audio)

If you’re going to succeed where others have failed you have to avoid the pitfalls and stay the course. I start with a brief introduction to the Greta Thunberg and the youth Climate Strike movement, then discuss the movement’s underlying assumptions, the pitfalls associated with those assumptions, and some suggestions for how to avoid those pitfalls. … More To Greta Thunberg and All Climate Strikers (Audio)

To Greta Thunberg and All Climate Strikers

If you’re going to succeed where others have failed you have to avoid the pitfalls and stay the course. I start with a brief introduction to the Greta Thunberg and the youth Climate Strike movement, then discuss the movement’s underlying assumptions, the pitfalls associated with those assumptions, and some suggestions for how to avoid those pitfalls. … More To Greta Thunberg and All Climate Strikers

Climate Strike v. Occupy: Do Protests Matter? (Audio–Dreaming Dangerously 7)

Do protests and demonstrations accomplish anything? And, if they often don’t, why? Answering that question should determine what we choose to do, and how, in any particular call for action. Zizek’s Chapter 7 on Occupy Wall Street serves as a launching pad for some observations on political demonstrations, including the Climate Strike scheduled for September 20, 2019.\ … More Climate Strike v. Occupy: Do Protests Matter? (Audio–Dreaming Dangerously 7)

Climate Strike v. Occupy: Do Protests Matter? (Dreaming Dangerously 7)

Do protests and demonstrations accomplish anything? And, if they often don’t, why? Answering that question should determine what we choose to do, and how, in any particular call for action. Zizek’s Chapter 7 on Occupy Wall Street serves as a launching pad for some observations on political demonstrations, including the Climate Strike scheduled for September 20, 2019. … More Climate Strike v. Occupy: Do Protests Matter? (Dreaming Dangerously 7)