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Another Politics Southwestern Ontario and U.S. Midwest Tour

Drawing on interviews with dozens of experienced organizers, Another Politics: Talking Across Today’s Transformative Movements engages the convergence of anti-authoritarian radicalism and broader-based movements in the U.S. and Canada. From this convergence, a growing set of activists – from anti-poverty organizers in Toronto to prison abolitionists in Oakland, from occupy activists in New York to migrant justice organizers in Vancouver – are developing shared politics and practices. These efforts combine anti-authoritarian, anti-capitalist, anti-oppression politics with grassroots organizing among ordinary, non-activist people. Another Politics explores these efforts and distills lessons for building effective, visionary movements.

Chris Dixon, originally from Alaska, is a longtime anarchist organizer, writer, and educator with a PhD from the University of California at Santa Cruz. His writing has appeared in numerous book collections as well as periodicals such as Anarchist Studies, Clamor, Left Turn, and Social Movement Studies. He serves on the board of the Institute for Anarchist Studies and the advisory board for the activist journal Upping the Anti. Dixon lives in Ottawa, Canada, on unceded Algonquin Territory, where he is a member of the Punch Up Collective.

Goals of the Another Politics Tour:

  • Lift up valuable and inspiring organizing currently happening
  • Catalyze spaces for discussion and reflection in our movements
  • Share some recent history and open up difficult questions
  • Spread a sense of possibility, intentionality, and experimentation
  • Distribute the 2016 Certain Days: Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendar

All money raised on this tour beyond covering travel costs will go to support radical grassroots initiatives.

Tour Schedule

Hamilton: November 3

7:00-9:00pm – The Tower, 281 Cannon Street East: Another Politics public lecture

Guelph: November 4

6:00-9:00pm – University of Guelph, MacKinnon 233: For the Long Haul workshop

Detroit: November 7

1:30-3:30pm – Cass Corridor Commons, 4605 Cass Avenue: For the Long Haul presentation

Toledo: November 9

6:30-8:30pm – West Toledo Public Library, 1320 Sylvania Avenue: For the Long Haul presentation

Chicago: November 11

6:00-8:00pm – Bucktown/Wicker Park Public Library, 1701 N. Milwaukee Avenue: Taking Ourselves Seriously presentation

Madison: November 14

3:00-5:00pm – Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative, 426 West Gilman Street: Another Politics book launch

Milwaukee: November 16

12:00-2:00pm – Marquette University, Alumni Memorial Union, Ballroom A: Another Politics public lecture

6:00-8:00pm – People’s Books Cooperative, 804 East Center Street: For the Long Haul presentation

Minneapolis: November 18

6:00-8:00pm – Boneshaker Books, 2002 23rd Avenue South: Another Politics book launch


Another Politics banner graphic designed by Krishna Lalbiharie
Another Politics poster designed by Shannon Willmott
Workshop posters and banner graphics designed by Angus Maguire

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