Episode 59—adrienne maree brown on Emergent Strategy, Pleasure Activism, and the Power of Imagination
About adrienne maree brown and the episode
adrienne maree brown is the writer-in-residence at the Emergent Strategy Ideation Institute. She is the author of We Will Not Cancel Us and Other Dreams of Transformative Justice, Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good, Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds. She is the co-editor of Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction from Social Justice Movements and How to Get Stupid White Men Out of Office. And she is the cohost of the How to Survive the End of the World and Octavia’s Parables podcasts. adrienne is rooted in Detroit.
In this episode, we talk about everything from trust and pleasure to Octavia Butler and Ursula K. LeGuin, and what it looks like to meet this moment. We dive into what the pandemic has brought up in her own life, including mutual aid, caring for children, and being present with rage and grief.
I hope you love this incredibly rich conversation with adrienne.
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Links and resources for this episode
- adrienne’s books on Bookshop.org
- Christy’s favorite resources
- Free Workbook: You’re Allowed to Want Things
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