What’s Love got to do with Activist Culture?

What exactly do you mean by love?

We need to understand the nature of love in the activist community, to protect it from the constant attacks of the Beast.

Fiction for Protection?

Once upon a time scroll

Stories connecting people with authentic activist s/heros, showing how they live, love and create movements, can make it harder to marginalize and harm real-life activists.

Start Here

Characters

Setting out on our quest to see how activists bravely march (and talk, teach, write and sing) through Beastland and manage life while making movements.

A Day in the Life at Standing Rock

Oceti Sakowin

Standing Rock, ND—Native Water Protectors and allies create encampments to sustain a massive anti-pipeline movement in a cooperative, participatory community.

What are liberated zones?

life in the liberated zone what are liberated zones? Explore… LLZ BOOKS BLOG – LLZine LLZ Occasional Updates

Fiction for Organizers

Stories of Our People (SOOP)

Fiction featuring activists and activist settings, portrayed authentically and challenging stereotypes, could be a powerful tool for organizing.

Neighborhood Novelists in the Wall’s Shadow

Working hard on Zombie Elementary

Neighborhood Novelists in the Wall’s Shadow US-Mexico Border Collective Novel-Writing Project [More info soon…]

Billy Elliot: Soaring Dancer, Sinking Union

Union organizers and strikers get attacked from many directions. Turns out this also includes dance movies.

The Activist Wet Blanket

Wet Blanket

We activists get labeled “wet blankets” for mentioning prickly truths. What if instead the dampening weight of our words inspired relaxed second looks at issues?