Most board games pit players against each other but a new kind of board game seeks to subvert that narrative, requiring players to unite and play against the game itself.
"We are providing an alternative to games like Monopoly and Risk," Brian Van Slyke told rabble in a Skype interview from Chicago. Van Slyke is one member of a five-person collective, The Toolbox for Education and Social Action (TESA), which launched more than five years ago.
Rise Up is their latest invention.
Stay Solid! A Radical Handbook for Youth
Though there are many things I wish I could have said to my 14-year-old self, I now realize I could boil it all down to one phrase: "read this book."
Stay Solid!: A Radical Guide for Youth is a beautifully chaotic scrapbook-style tome that gets across nearly everything a burgeoning activist would reasonably be looking to read more about.
A is for Activist
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A is for Activist.
B is for banner, bobbing in the sky.
It’s pretty clear from page one that this is no Cat in the Hat. Billed as a book for the children of the 99%, A is for Activist is the radical vision of Innosanto (Inno) Nagara, a graphic designer and social justice activist from Oakland, California.
Critical Ethnic Studies Association is excited to announce our third major conference, Sovereignties and Colonialisms: Resisting Racism, Extraction and Dispossession. This gathering will honour Indigenous sovereignty struggles for land, culture, food, water, education, and health—and centre Indigenous, Black, and people of colour activism and scholarship, especially work coming from feminist, trans, Two-Spirit, queer, and disability struggles and perspectives.
Chris Hedges Speaks at The 3rd Annual Tommy Douglas Institute: Education & Activism: Rethink Resist Reclaim"
The 3rd annual Tommy Douglas Institute at George Brown College is pleased to announce celebrated writer, activist and public intellectual Chris Hedges as its keynote speaker on Education & Activism: Rethink Resist Reclaim on Thursday May 21, 2015.
The one-day event welcomes communities, students, faculty, activists, admin, community workers and the public to share in provocative discussions, interactive exhibits and a community forum featuring an intergenerational panel of activist-educators.