"Activist culture is often alienating for the average person,” says Connor Allaby of Jane-Finch Action Against Poverty. “If we want to build a broader movement, it will help to resonate with common people.” In the case of en­vironmentalists, if they want to be taken seriously by marginalized communities, they need to become aware of their own individualism. We need to change the structures of our social system, not our light bulbs. Growing one’s own food, or even growing food collectively, is not on its own a means by which injustice can be confronted. Too often, only those with a relative amount of privilege can become involved in projects of this kind, and they can end up retreating from reality into a local utopia, which is no way to push for progressive social change. As the American political theorist Jodi Dean has said, “Goldman Sachs doesn’t care if you raise chickens."

The Class Politics of Pipeline Resistance by Umair Muhammad (via brunomarsvolta)

wow this so speaks to a major dilemma i have felt living in remote farmer communities

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Bone tree. Photo by Dr Paul Koudounaris, author of The Empire of Death. Via The Chirurgeon’s Apprentice

 

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