Aug 14, 2018
On Episode 8 of Coffee with Comrades, Bree and Pearson sit down for a conversation with Mark Bray and Rob Haworth to discuss their upcoming book, “Anarchist Education and the Modern School: A Francisco Ferrer Reader.”
But first, Pearson digs into some of his experiences at the Shut it Down DC demonstrations. While a broad coalition of anti-fascists successfully managed to deplatform the white supremacists who’d invaded the city for Unite the Right 2 and that victory ought to be widely celebrated, Pearson draws three major conclusions about the event:
For a solid report that accurately captures what it felt like on the ground August 12, check out Brendan O’Connor’s piece in The Nation.
Then, Mark Bray and Rob Haworth join our hosts for an engrossing discussion on Francisco Ferrer, the history and legacy of the Modern School, anarchist pedagogy and education, atheism, and so much more.
Follow Mark Bray on Twitter.