Meme: #Woke

#Woke. This meme explores the issues, ambiguities, conflicts and contradictions hidden with the concept of #Woke. The hashtag is a reminder that #Woke emerged most recently in the production and circulation of social media. This meme features the juxtaposition of three images that convey #Woke, one a hashtag of corporate social media: The second is… Read More Meme: #Woke

Get Engaged! Submit Your Beautiful Noise

ENGAGE! IS THE DHARMA OF CRITICAL ENGAGEMENT, social, scientific and spiritual. Our mission is to bring about awakening through the exploration of our deep interconnectedness, as part of a global Transition to the Commons. Engage! is looking for inspired activists to offer posts, articles, poetry, photos, videos, drawings, animations, music, song, and spoken word to the magazine.… Read More Get Engaged! Submit Your Beautiful Noise

Serve it Raw: Vanguard Activism in Halifax, NS

El Jones, Masuma Khan, Jade Byard Peek and Rebecca Thomas serve it raw: A roundtable discussion with the vanguard of Halifax activism. By Jayde Tynes, originally published in The Coast, Halifax Nova Scotia Jade Byard Peek (left) is a multi-disciplinary artist, performer and an advocate in the queer BIPOC community. Masuma Khan (centre left) is the… Read More Serve it Raw: Vanguard Activism in Halifax, NS

ACT UP: Seven Lessons in Art and Activism

Text by Miss Rosen Posted Monday 11th December, 2017 Illustration © Avram Finkelstein originally published at HUCK magazine Legendary ACT UP founding member Avram Finkelstein combined art and activism to combat the AIDS crisis. Here, he shares the invaluable lessons he’s learned. During the early years of the AIDS crisis, when an HIV positive diagnosis meant certain… Read More ACT UP: Seven Lessons in Art and Activism

Before We Were White: Ceremony and Ancestral Recovery

“Before We Were White” – ceremony and ancestral recovery for anti-racist action Online Workshop Series presented by White Awake Facilitators: Eleanor Hancock and Darcy Ottey “Your culture is your medicine.” – Jeff Duncan-Andrade, La Cultura Cura “Before We Were White” is an online workshop series for white-identified people seeking greater emotional resilience in their work against… Read More Before We Were White: Ceremony and Ancestral Recovery