By Chris Dixon, Angela Y. Davis
Dixon outlines the paintings of activists aligned with anti-authoritarian, anti-capitalist, and anti-oppression politics and discusses the teachings they're studying of their efforts to create social transformation. The booklet explores strategies to the foremost problem for today’s activists, organizers, warring parties, and dreamers: construction a considerable hyperlink among the paintings of against,” which fights ruling associations, and the paintings of beyond,” which develops liberatory alternatives.
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To this end, I synthesize core lessons from organizers featured in the book and pose what I see as the biggest questions facing another politics. While explaining how this book works, I also want to acknowledge its limitations—or at least those that have struck me while writing it. For one, my engagement with the anti-authoritarian current here primarily draws on the experiences of people based in large metropolitan areas. I’m certain that some of what I share has relevance for organizers in other contexts, but to speak adequately to the unique circumstances of suburbs, smaller cities, and rural areas would require a different book, one that I hope to see in the future.
They challenged conventional gender roles, notions of family, and ways of relating sexually. ”35 In fighting these forms of domination, the movement opened up new possibilities for gender, sexuality, kinship, and political action. 36 anti-racist feminism The liberation movements of the 1960s created new possibilities, posed new questions, and activated new collectivities. Even as the pace of movement activity began to slow in the United States and Canada by the mid-1970s, activists were building on these very recent and powerful experiences.
Other topics, such as prefigurative politics, developed over time because they came up so consistently in interviews whether or not I asked about them. More topics became clear to me as I selectively transcribed the interviews and saw consistent ideas that a majority of people discussed. Of course, I understand that my politics and priorities were constantly present, even more so in this finished book. I have attempted, however, to reflect accurately and responsibly the insights that everyone shared with me.