"We are all human beings sharing one Earth. We all belong here. I am tired of the colonial influences that try to say otherwise," writes Nadia Hansen in the final post of her series Forward with Feasta.
Nadia Hansen interviews Dundalk-based social worker Dr Washington Marovatsanga on cultural competence, enforced absence, the relationship between power and knowledge production, the problematic ‘palliative care’ orientation of social work, and a Global South philosophy of collectivism.
Long-running Feasta member and blog contributor Patrick Noble has just published a new book, Walking Home, and Laurence Woodward writes in his introduction that Patrick's vision 'cannot be ignored'.
"It is a privilege to work from home and therefore lessen one’s risk of being exposed to the virus. Racialized people living in low income households...are not afforded this luxury," writes Nadia Hansen.
"This is a rare chance for systemic change," writes Mike Sandler. "Will we be able to achieve systemic solutions instead of half measures or symbolic but meaningless “show” achievements that do not help people in tangible ways?"
"If I were given a book on economics, I think I would put it aside as being too boring a subject, but the author actually makes the subject interesting," writes Maire McKay.