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Feb 19, 19

From Embers: Unsettling the Commons with Craig Forteir

From Embers talks with organizer and academic Craig Fortier.

An interview with Craig Fortier, who is an organizer and academic based in Toronto. Among other things, Craig is involved with No One Is Illegal and helps coordinate the Field of Dreamers Cooperative Softball Association, which was featured on a recent episode of Talking Radical Radio.

Craig is the author of the short book Unsettling The Commons: Social Movements Within, Against and Beyond Settler Colonialism which was published in 2017 by Arbeiter Ring. In it, Craig draws on more than 50 interviews with organizers within what he calls the “anti-authoritarian current” across Canada and the United States, and discusses what it means to “struggle for the commons” in the context of settler colonialism.

Craig’s book recommendations include Undoing Border Imperialism, Red Skin White Masks & Mohawk Interruptus.

Music is by LAL and Test Their Logik.

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From Embers is a regular show about anarchist and anti-authoritarian politics in so-called Canada.

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