Rebel Steps

Rebel Steps

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A podcast about taking political action guided by…


Include Every Voice Part 1 (Consensus)
Jan 15 • 20 min
One of the toughest things about organizing together is making decisions as a group. There are a lot of things to weigh: Who gets a say in which decisions? What’s the balance between efficiency and inclusion? Listen to this episode to hear about consensus…
Introducing Rebel Steps Season 2
Dec 18, 2019 • 5 min
Welcome to Rebel Steps Season 2. Working in bigger groups presents some new challenges. How do you care for each other and protect each other in the midst of political struggle? How do you lift up the voices of everyone in your group? How do you work…
Update: Free David Campbell
Oct 28, 2019 • 7 min
One of our interviewees from Season 1, David Campbell, who you heard in our jail support episode, is being unjustly imprisoned. For more on David’s case and how to support him, go to FreeDavidCampbell.com.Check our Write A Letter episode for more on…
Announcing Season 2
Jan 5, 2019 • 5 min
We’re very excited to announce that we’ve begun working on season 2 of Rebel Steps! As we prepare to create this season, we’d love to hear from you. If you tried any of the activities in season 1 and would like to share your experience, please record a…
Episode 7: Be An Organizer 102
Jun 27, 2018 • 22 min
This series has offered a collage of ideas to get folks organized. This final episode will give you more to think about as you take the next steps. Hear closing thoughts from our interviewees on ways to move forward. Look for our show notes at…
Episode 6: Jail And Court Support (Repression)
Jun 27, 2018 • 23 min
Joining your organization’s jail support team means you’ll be keeping track of your friends if they are arrested. Hear from some organizers in the MACC’s Jail and Court Support Working Group and Legal Working Group about providing support and avoiding…
Episode 5: Support Your Community (Mutual aid)
Jun 27, 2018 • 13 min
When people first set out to make a difference, they often gravitate toward charity. Yet charity has existed for eons, and the poor are still poor. Learn about the difference between charity and mutual aid projects. Look for our show notes at…
Episode 4: Join A Team (Cooperation)
Jun 27, 2018 • 15 min
We’ll need people to work together to build a better world. Joining or starting a group is a way to share skills, pool resources, and build relationships. Hear from two MACC participants about their first time showing up to a new group. Look for our show…
Episode 3: Write A Letter (Solidarity)
Jun 27, 2018 • 18 min
Supporting prisoners is an important part of the resistance. One concrete way to offer this support is writing a letter. This episode features interviews with activists doing prisoner support in New York and offers ideas on a few ways to get involved.…
Episode 2: Decorate Your Neighborhood (Propaganda)
Jun 27, 2018 • 20 min
Street Art may not seem like a political act. But public art has historically been a part of planting the seeds for actions and gathering interest from a community. This episode includes tips for trying your hand at street art and interviews with artists…
Episode 1: Be An Organizer (Affinity)
Jun 27, 2018 • 13 min
It’s easy to get caught up in the idea that the role of organizer or activist is a specialized job. But everyone should be empowered to be an organizer and an activist. In this episode, you’ll hear about activists’ first steps into activism and get…
Introduction
May 20, 2018 • 4 min
Welcome to Rebel Steps. The Brazilian educator and philosopher Paulo Freire asked, “What can we do today so that we can do tomorrow what we cannot do today?” This podcast is about that question. Transcript and more info at https://rebelsteps.com Music:…