Last Call for Whirlwinds Surveys: Assist in Constructing the Book!

16 October 2009


Team Colors is pleased to announce that AK Press will be publishing the collective’s first book, Uses of a Whirlwind: Movement, Movements, and Contemporary Radical Currents in the United States. The volume will be released June 2010 to coincide with the US Social Forum in Detroit.

In seeking to construct a collection that is useful to and utilized in radical community organizing efforts, Team Colors has a short survey of questions to help shape Whirlwinds. Please fill out the questionnaire below, return it to, and share the survey with others involved in radical community organizing and community-building work.


Organizational Affiliation (if any):

Email Address:
City, State / Region:

  1. What organizations or projects do you participate in?  How would you characterize the work that you do?
  2. What sources of information do you use to find out about current radical movements?  What books, magazines, blogs, and other media do you access to understand power relationships in society and how to overcome them?
  3. What is missing from current accounts of radical organizing and politics that you would like to see in a collection such as Whirlwinds?
  4. What struggles and movements do you see as important to focus on in Whirlwinds?
  5. What role should a collection such as Whirlwinds play in your organizing efforts?  What would be useful for your own organizing, and what is needed to strengthen radical community organizing efforts in the United States?

Uses of a Whirlwind:


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