29.November-5.February, 2020 [A prescript about photography: I felt very uncomfortable taking photos of people, as if zooifying their daily lives, and I was also uncertain about taking photos of spiritual acts and objects. Also … many of my photos were taken from the back of a motorcycle. My fastest camera being far slower than my perception, I often wished to have the implants of Greg Egan’s journalists of the future. To see the images larger, […read the rest]
So the topic of this session is innovation and social change in the food system. I’m going to start with some examples of innovation. There are too many to cover in such a short time, so I only choose some examples. Then I’ll share some conceptual tools for thinking about how to create powerful social change. The capital letters indicate when to move forward in the prezi. Innovations FMKT Farmers markets are certainly not an […read the rest]
Historical evidence insists that oppression on its own does not produce social movement reaction. In places with little culture of resistance, there will be little social movement reaction to social problems, or occasional outbursts may not be sustained. San Francisco has had, regularly and recently over the last decades, a series of effective and sustained street manifestations, so there are people, organizations, networks, systems, etc. to make the next ones bigger and more robust.