[Act Out! 172] – Joyful Militancy Or Building Thriving Resistance In Toxic Times
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Activism so often gets the bad rep of being all about sacrificing – all about pain and struggle – never about joy. And yet as we find ourselves in a culture that preaches escapism, demands smiles, a Stepford Wife happiness that defies reality and central nervous systems, what does joy mean? Furthermore, what does activism mean – militancy, rigid radicalism, the toxicity of movement spaces and more? Well – let’s dive in.