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Teaching the Actuality of Revolution

Aesthetics, Unlearning and the Sensations of Struggle

This book is available open access here Barely an hour goes by, it seems, without another piece from the public intellectuals of the educational ‘global theory industry.’ Lacking any roots in the existing people’s struggles of the day, this industry’s educational ‘activist-scholars’ provide a radical cover for anti-communist and anti-revolutionary politics. Despite their constantly expanding […]

Full Citation Information:
Ford, D. R. (2023). Teaching the Actuality of Revolution: Aesthetics, Unlearning and the Sensations of Struggle. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/teaching-the-actuality-of-revolution/

Derek R. Ford

Derek R. Ford is a teacher, organiser and theorist currently working as associate professor of education studies at DePauw University, where they teach and research about the connection between educational theory and contemporary politics. Their work has appeared in academic journals, including Cultural Politics and Educational Philosophy & Theory, as well as a diversity of popular outlets such as Black Agenda Report, Monthly Review and Popular Resistance. They also hosted the popular podcast series Reading ‘Capital’ with Comrades.

They’re associate editor of Postdigital Science & Education and deputy editor of the Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies. Ford is the editor of Liberation School and a contributing editor at the Hampton Institute and serves on the editorial collective of the International Manifesto Group, in addition to organising with the Indianapolis Liberation Centre and the ANSWER Coalition. You can contact them here.

Recent works by Derek include: