World Education Forum Palestine workshop

World Education Forum Palestine workshop: Challenging Environmental Injustice: popular education, theatre and direct action, 29 Oct 2010

Environmental injustice occurs when the costs of capitalist development are shifted onto the poor and oppressed. It includes ecological resource dispossession, land occupation, disproportionate consumption and degradation of living and working conditions. It affects the working class, racially oppressed, indigenous people and the poor. Social movements challenging environmental injustice draw on a range of tools: in popular education people’s movements are in dialogue with specialist knowledge of value to their struggles; theatre and direct action. In a workshop hosted by So We Stand as part of the World Education Forum in Palestine, people were invited to  critically debate popular education, theatre and direct action as means of intervening in the mechanisms of injustice.. Read more