Participatory Politics's Group Members
Allen, Matt | United Kingdom
Activist and trade unionist for over ten years, interested specifically in workplace and community organising, employment law, debt, poverty and housing issues.
McGehee, Michael | United States
Smith, Mark E. | United States
Bekker, Ian | South Africa
Born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa ... have also lived in Durban, Pretoria and Grahamstown.
Marcum, Teddy | United States
Hergé, Rémy | France
johnson, kelcey | Costa Rica
Roblin, Stephen | United States
I became political at a young age through my exposure to the daunting problems facing Baltimore city while playing basketball at a west side recreation council. In high school I was introduced to left activist/scholars such as Howard Zinn, Noam Chomsky and others, who provided satisfying answers to questions I had about my society’s allowance for such gross inequalities and injustices. ...
Earp, Charley | United States
Utopian Longings Charley's Brief Autobiography For some reason, I always go back to the year of my birth, as if that explains something about my adult self. Nineteen sixty-three was the year that Martin Luther King, Jr. preached his famous "I Have a Dream" speech at the March on Washington. Although just an infant, I imbibed something of that utopian spirit tha...
Kurowski, Mark | United States
It's good to be back, so to speak! In the early 90's I was a beginner activist, and I was a member of ZBBS for its first couple years (it started in 12/93, right?). Then I got busy in life and lost my way. A big kick in the a** woke me up, and I'd like to be a dedicated activist for the next 40 years or so....
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