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La lectura: Reinvenciones de lo común

Por Gina Gabriela López Realpe   Aunque no sepamos encender el fuego ni encontrar aquel lugar en el bosque, ni seamos ya capaces de rezar, podemos seguir contándonos unos a otros la historia, nuestras historias; nos recuerda Gershom Scholem (2012). Y, efectivamente, es en el relato donde nos encontramos, donde conocemos y cuestionamos, razonamos y

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Zapatista Civic Pedagogy in a Time of War

by Manuel Callahan “To articulate the past historically does not mean to recognize it ‘the way it really was’ (Ranke). It means to seize hold a memory as it flashes up at a moment of danger.” Walter Benjamin “Hence, empathy with the victor invariably benefits the rulers. Historical materialists know what that means. Whoever has

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Re-wilding and Re-membering Ancestral Ecologies

by russell sparks, thought partnered and collaboratively edited by lara birchler & will scott On the new moon in October 2019, I arrived in indigenous Purhepecha lands in Michoacan, Mexico, on the edge of Lake Patzcuaro.  Twice in the nights leading up to travel, dreams of traditional bowhunting had visited me.  Soon on arrival, a

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El Huerto que Cura (The Healing Garden)

Written by: Andrea González and Juan José Lugo Revised and edited by: Maru Vasco, Sierra Allen, and Alessandra Pomarico Abstract   Along the paths of our lives, we will find many approaches to what seems appropriate, what seems to be what we want, what we can do, how we make a decision, and how we

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El Huerto que Cura

Escrito por: Andrea González Andino y Juan José Lugo Revisado por: Gerardo López Amaro  Resumen En el camino encontraremos muchos acercamientos a lo que parece adecuado, a lo que parece qué es lo que queremos/podemos hacer. ¿Cómo nos movemos? ¿Qué decisiones tomamos? Todo esto se vincula con las formas de aprender/desaprender nuestras vidas y cómo

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Pedagogies of the Uprising: Becoming the lesson to learn from, where is study situated?

By Meenakshi Thirukode [This piece was written at different points between 2020 and early 2021.] One of my closest friends, a german citizen living in Delhi and I, collaborate on projects involving feminist consciousness-raising. Through conducting, varied formats of this workshop, “Pact of Silence – How to break it?”, we collectively, with participants, think through

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The Pedagogy of the Temple – Learning through PEACE and Liberation

By Daniel Rudolph One of the most profound learning experiences of my life was while ordaining as a Buddhist monk, in a forest monastery in Thailand. My main intention for becoming a monk was to honor my host mother, and community, for the love they showed to me while living with them in their village

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Re-imagining Power: Our Journey with Sarva-Anumati

By Kejal Savla, Arnaz Khan and Abhishek Thakore Sarva-Anumati is a compound word: Sarva means all and Anumati means permission or consent. Hence, the term Sarva-Anumati implies the permission or consent of all. Introduced by Mahatma Gandhi, the concept of Sarva-Anumati was further championed by Acharya (Sanskrit for teacher) Vinoba Bhave who is also known

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Streetology – Presence, Observation and Action (in that order)

by Karim-Yassin Goessinger Streetology – Presence, Observation and Action (in that order) Africa’s cities have been connected by networks of trade and knowledge exchange for centuries. In the 21st century some of these ancient meeting places have become the fastest growing cities in the world. By the end of this century Dar es Salaam, Kinshasa,

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Learning From the In Between

Notes on Common Life, Hospitality and the 2011 Movements of the Squares. 1 By Luis Moreno-Caballud and Begonia Santa-Cecilia 2 Click here to read the Spanish version of this publication. A mysterious, crucial, underground relation It is May 10th, 2011, María Paz has died, we are preparing to leave Madrid and return home. We have

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