You are invited to co-imagine a  theory and practice of revolutionary love to animate radical social transformation in the 21st century....

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Matt York

Department of Government and Politics,

Room 2.50, Block B,

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University College Cork, Ireland

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April 30, 2019

Matt delivered the presentation 'Revolutionary Love and AlterGlobalisation: The politics of love in radical social change in the 21st century' in the panel session 'Theorising Politics and International Relations in the 21st century' at the 69th Political Studies Association International Conference: (Un)Sustainable Politics in a Changing World (15th-17th April 2019, Nottingham, UK).

The p...

December 8, 2018

The first article to emerge from the Love and AlterGlobalisation Research Project has now been published in the Journal of Social Change!

This article positions love as a key concept in political theory/philosophy and for performing a central role in the revolutionary transformation of contemporary global capitalism, exploring how new love-based political subjectivities, practices, and gro...

September 20, 2018

Yannis Youlountas's new movie - 'Love and Revolution' has just been released on DVD (in French, with the English version following shortly - see English trailer below).

Ten years after the first riots, the media no longer speak of the Greek crisis, claiming that austerity was successful and the dust has settled. This movie shows otherwise. In Thessalonica, young people prevent the auction...

May 9, 2018

Following a two year stint as chair of the Operation Kindness International Coordinating Group (ICG), Harris Akampurira has stepped down with a great deal of respect and thanks from OK activists and comrades around the world.  

Harris is a founding member of both Operation Kindness Uganda and Operation Kindness Internationally.  He is currently leading efforts to build the Kampal...

February 15, 2018

Operation Kindness Uganda have just launched their latest initiative- the Kampala Kindness Cooperative!


Framed within the values of kindness and solidarity, the cooperative aims to uplift the lives of its members through cooperative business activity based on the principles of voluntary and open membership, democratic member control, member economic participation, autonomy and independenc...

November 3, 2017

As part of the World Social Forum 2016, a conference was hosted by Operation Kindness Uganda at Makerere University, Kampala exploring the concept of love as an ethical and political resource for the alter-globalization movement and international development, and its transformative potential as a frame of reference to counterbalance the current neoliberal hegemony.

Activists from the regio...

October 2, 2017

The Brazilian Committee of the World Social Forum launched an Open Letter in São Paulo on Friday, August 18, 2017 to convene the people, organizations, social movements, networks and platforms of movements in Brazil, Latin America and the World to join the construction of the next world edition of the forum, which will be held in Salvador, Bahia, from March 13 to 17, 2018.

The website is n...

September 20, 2017

Khanyisa is an initiative of the Khuphuka Project in rural KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Khuphuka (meaning ‘to rise up’ in isiZulu) works at the epicenter of the AIDS pandemic, adopting a community development approach to the provision of primary healthcare services, orphaned and vulnerable child protection, youth work, information and advocacy services and food security. The organization...

September 15, 2017

The Operation Kindness Hackathon 2017 will take place across the weekend of 11th-13th November to coincide with International Kindness Day on 13th November.

The idea is to use existing tools or build your own, to innovate and provide solutions that disrupt the status quo, in this case for the Common Good! This includes everything from computer programmers, to the Malawi teenager who jerry-...

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