Tis the season for international jail breaks!

June 30, 2013: Nigeria Gunmen shot dead two civilians and then used explosives to free 175 inmates from a prison in Nigeria’s southern town of Akure overnight, a prison official said on Sunday. Islamist sect Boko Haram and al Qaeda-linked group Ansaru have been behind several prison raids in recent years. It was not clear whether … Continue reading

[New publication]: “The Politics of Planning: Conference organizing as an act of resistance”

and the last in my backlog of book chapter publications…an instructive text.  This is a rather untraditional piece for me me as it is a non-theory based “how to” chapter about organizing activist/academic conferences.  I have done a great deal of conference organizing, and so I was tapped to write some of it down!  The result is … Continue reading

Images of Resistance from Lima, Peru

for lots more Peruvian street art check out: http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelimage/sets/72157614810745255/ and for street art from around the world try: http://www.flickr.com/photos/michaelimage/collections/72157614805523350/

[New publication]: “From the Classroom to the Slaughterhouse: Animal Liberation By Any Means Necessary”

…and they keep on coming.  With a few more to still post here is another installment of ‘Waiting to go to print book chapters’ by me.  This one is co-written with Jennifer Grubbs, an amazing activist and writer.  We co-authored this piece as part theory, part action an part experimental prose.  The article builds to … Continue reading

Demonstration in Arequipa, Peru

Peru’s state and civil workers, mostly from the public service and education sectors, have been demonstrating for weeks over a new law that has been passed. More info on the demonstrations (in Lima) here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-23193581 and http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-23192583 The demonstrators are opposing laws that would place performance reviews on workers.

[New publication]: “Under the Blade of the Eco-Guillotine: The “Green Scare” as Monarchial Power

And the backlog posting of papers keeps coming! Today I am sharing a first draft of a book chapter recently compleated for inclusion in a book to be published within the “Environmental Humanities Series” (Wilfrid Laurier University Press) edited by Robert Boschman and Mario Trono.  This paper was first presented at the Under Western Skies … Continue reading

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