This page links to pages, groups, projects and articles I find interesting, or which belong to friends and comrades.
I need to update this. More to come.
Alternative education & radical pedagogy
The Social Science Centre: Not-for-profit Higher Education co-operative in Lincoln that runs on democratic, non-hierarchical principles. Organises study and research at all levels including undergraduate, Masters and Doctorates in Philosophy.
Undercommoning: North American network of radical organizers within, against, and beyond the (neo)liberal, (neo)colonial university.
Reclaiming our university: The manifesto : Movement to reclaim universities for trust, education, community and academic freedom.
Letters from the University of Utopia: Mike Neary and Joss Winn present a fictional account based on their recent research and practice of cooperative higher education.
Critiques of Higher Education policy & practice
Critical Cartography, radical mapping
Living Maps Network: Network of researchers, educators, environmentalists, artists and community activists who are committed to developing new ways of designing, reading and using maps for public outcomes.
Bureau D’Etudes: French research and design group Bureau d´Études has been producing maps of contemporary political, social and economic systems that allow people to inform, reposition and empower themselves.
56a Map Room: Festival and ongoing collection of radical and hand-drawn maps.
Buhite, Ashera, “The Occult Activism of 1960s Group WITCH is Still Relevant”, Dirge Magazine, Available at: http://www.dirgemag.com/occult-activism-witch/
Radical archives, infoshops & social centres
56a infoshop, Walworth, London. Volunteer-run, unfunded DIY-run social centre and library in Walworth.
Interference archive, Brooklyn, New York. Volunteer-run library, gallery, and archive of historical materials related to social and political activism and movements.
Mayday Rooms, Fleet Street, London. An active repository, resource and safe haven for social movements, experimental and marginal cultures and their histories.
Radical psychology, critical affect
Sloan, T, (2013) Activist Support as a Form of Critical Psychology Praxis, in Critical Psychology in a Changing World: Building Bridges and Expanding the Dialogue (Annual Review of Critical Psychology), at http://www.discourseunit.com/arcp10/USA%20I%20952-963.pdf
The Escalate Collective (2012) Salt, available from http://libcom.org/files/Salt.pdf
Popova, Maria “The Psychology of Time and the Paradox of How Impulsivity and Self-Control Mediate Our Capacity for Presence”, Brain Pickings, at https://www.brainpickings.org/2016/04/27/time-felt-marc-wittmann/?mc_cid=9b04fc8c3f&mc_eid=27e3036365
Utopias, utopianism, alternative living
Diggers and Dreamers: Directory of communities in the UK including intentional communities, eco-villages, housing co-operatives, cohousing projects.
Nomadic Utopianism: Website of David M. Bell