Sofa Saio Gradin teaches Politics at Kings College London and is an organiser with IOPS London (the International Organisation for a Participatory Society), which works for prefigurative politics against racism, capitalism and patriarchy. Follow them on twitter @sofagradin.
Could pre-figurative politics provide a way forward for the left?
We’ll never be able to live in a better world if we don’t start practicing what such a world would be.
We don’t have to be related to be a family
Moving beyond traditional family structures is both personally and politically liberating.
Structures are constructed everywhere, including inside ourselves
Radical change requires public participation; it isn’t something a vanguard can sort out for the rest of us.
Please call me they
How do I explain to my colleagues that I’m not a ‘he’ or a ‘she’—and why it matters?
Is there really a crisis around identity politics on the left?
The claim that intersectional critiques are divisive is based on a fundamental misunderstanding of both...
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