Posts Tagged ‘Informal spaces’

  • A quick dip into anarchy

    A quick dip into anarchy

    November 15th, 2011 | Expressive Change | Tana Paddock | No Comments

    When I heard that the first-ever South African Anarchist Book Fair was being organized in Cape Town, I jumped at the opportunity to check it out. I had been to the anarchist book fair several times in Montreal, but never with a specific goal in mind. This time, I was going with a more tailored curiosity: How do anarchists go about […]

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  • The unConference

    The unConference

    April 14th, 2011 | Expressive Change | Warren Nilsson & Tana Paddock | 11 Comments

    They are scattered about the steps and lawns. A knot of people puzzling over the relationship between education and politics. Sari-clad women practicing Brazilian martial arts. A group of home-schooled 10-year-olds selling handmade paperweights. A young man recounting with artistic precision his transformative experience on the front lines of the Egyptian revolution. There are workshops […]

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  • Organizational hacking

    Organizational hacking

    September 22nd, 2010 | Expressive Change | Alex Megelas | 1 Comment

    My friend Jim is a hacker. Not the kind of hacker who sits at a computer trying to break into highly classified computer systems – that’s a highly simplistic portrayal. No, he’s the kind of hacker who approaches many of the aspects in his life with a mindset that is critical, analytical and creative. And […]

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  • Anarchist soccer

    Anarchist soccer

    July 28th, 2010 | Expressive Change | Alex Megelas | 2 Comments

    Let’s talk about soccer. World Cup fever’s over and for all the emphasis on laudable value, ex – cross-cultural dialogue, athleticism, this is still a display that’s largely exclusionary.  For one thing, this is a game that thrives on competition. To play, you normally have to try and be good – moreso – you have […]

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  • My life as an organization

    My life as an organization

    July 13th, 2010 | Expressive Change | Alex Megelas | 3 Comments

    What would it look like if my life was an organization? This is the question I was left with last evening. Friends from different circles had come over to talk about sustainability in the home (windowsill gardening, composting, etc.) It was a nice, lively discussion that I’d been inspired to organize for a few months […]

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  • Expressive change at the grassroots

    Expressive change at the grassroots

    April 19th, 2010 | Expressive Change | Tana Paddock | 3 Comments

    My friend Alex Megelas has been organizing a monthly Geek Out event that I’ve had the joy of going to a few times over the past year. The idea is pretty simple: gather a bunch of interesting people and a bunch of games and crafts in the same room on a wintery Saturday afternoon and […]

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