What Moves Us: The Lives and Times of the Radical Imagination – coming this fall.

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A new collection published in fall 2017 by the Radical Imagination Project, Upping the Anti and Fernwood Publishing, edited by Alex Khasnabish and Max Haiven

The Radical Imagination:
What is it?
How is it generated?
How do we sustain it?
How does it thrive?

In this collection of original essays & interviews, diverse radical thinkers provide critical insights into the opportunities and challenges that confront struggles for social justice today.

Based on six years of collaboration under the Radical Imagination Project, directed by Alex Khasnabish & Max Haiven, the testimonies, theories & conversations in What Moves Us bring to life the inspiring & insightful stories of activism to change the world.


Glen Coulthard on anti-colonial political thought
Chris Dixon on organizing for the long haul
Silvia Federici on war, feminism, life & struggle
The Halifax Motherhood Collective on the powers  of social reproduction
El Jones on prison justice & inter-generational struggles
Gary Kinsman on queer &  anti-capitalist organizing
John Munro on the power of history
Sherry Pictou on land & Indigenous relations to the commons
Jerome Roos on debt, the far right & publishing in the age of monsters
Isaac Saney on radical internationalism
Ardath Whynacht on mental health & collective care