New Team Colors Article: “To Show the Fire & the Tenderness”

5 June 2009

indycover“To Show the Fire and the Tenderness”: Self-Reproducing Movements and Struggle In, Around, and Against the Current Crisis in the United States
Conor Cash, Craig Hughes, Stevie Peace, Kevin Van Meter | Team Colors

“Our experience is that social support is crucial to community organizing and movement building; hence support is a central piece of radical community organizing. Contemporary organizing in many Left and radical currents does not adequately incorporate support or their own self-reproduction into their work. This piece examines support in context of neoliberalism and current crises. Here we argue that self-reproducing radical community organizing efforts, which directly incorporate social support at their foundations, are more likely to sustain and build power—particularly in the current crises.” Read the rest of the article here.

This article appears in the City From Below post-conference newspaper.


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