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In this climate, direct action is what it takes

Protest Camp’s Anna Feigenbaum discusses No Dash for Gas‘ West Burton power station  protest camp in the broader context of direct action and Climate Justice. As Hurricane Sandy swept up the Eastern seaboard of North America, after wreaking havoc on Cuba and the Caribbean … Continue reading

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Protest Camp Workshop Roundup

On the 26th June 2012 40 researchers and activists gathered at Leicester University for a one-day workshop on protest camp. It was jointly organised by the protest camp collective, the department of geography and the School of Management at the … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Urban Design: An interview with 123 Occupy

“Someone mentioned to me recently the popular union slogan “8 hours for work, 8 hours for sleep, 8 hours for what we will”.  I’ve been thinking over the course of my work with the occupy movement that people are really taking those extra 1-8 hours a day to … Continue reading

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Protest Camps on Canal Savior with Chris Hedges

Anna Feigenbaum & Patrick McCurdy will appear on Canal Savior’s airing of Media, Politics and Protest Camps in the Occupy Social Movement.  The first episode features journalist and author Chris Hedges on April 17, 2012 at 19:00 and April 18, 2012 at 14:00. The following week, episode 2 broadcasts the panelists’ discussion on topics including anonymous, social media, black bloc tactics and police brutality. It airs on April 24, 2012 at 19:00 and April 25, 2012 at 14:00.

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Workshop Announcement: (Re)thinking Protest Camps: governance, spatiality, affect and media

Booking is now open for this free one day workshop, “(Re)thinking Protest Camps: governance, spatiality, affect and media” to be held on Tuesday 26 June 2012 at the University of Leicester, UK. Instructions and an online form to reserve a place … Continue reading

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Can Occupy survive its representation?

Can the Occupy movement survive its representation? This was one of the questions asked of us during the McGill Occupy workshop. The question essentially sought to open a discussion around  Slavoj Žižek’s speech at Occupy Wall Street warned activists not … Continue reading

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Protest Camps to speak at Occupy event with Chris Hedges

On Friday January 27, 2012 Protest Camps’ Anna Feigenbaum and Patrick McCurdy will host workshops at the media@mcgill sponsored event Media, Politics and Protest Camps in the Occupy Social Movement. Anna’s workshop Feeling the Movementwill look at how feelings and … Continue reading

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