Johnathan Matthew Smucker is here to discuss building effective political movements on Take a Stand with Mary Ann!
On this episode of Take a Stand with Mary Ann, Mary Ann Claytor is joined by the author of Hegemony How-To: A Roadmap for Radicals, Johnathan Matthew Smucker. Johnathan is the director of Beyond the Choir and has worked for more than two decades as an organizer and strategist in grassroots social movements. His writings have appeared in The Guardian, The Nation, and The Sociological Quarterly, among others.
Smucker tells us about his time working behind the scenes of Occupy Wall Street (OWS) and the valuable lessons we can take from said movement. Plus, we learn more about building effective political movements, checking your ego at the door, why he doesn’t like the word “activist“, and much more.
Join us for this episode of Take a Stand with Mary Ann!
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