Ann Deslandes is a researcher and writer who lives in Sydney. She completed a PhD in the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney in 2009. Her dissertation research addressed questions of alliance and solidarity in the global justice movement at the intersection of race, gender and geopolitics. Ann writes a blog from Flat 7.
ArticlesTo coalesce politically is to join together whilst retaining singularity. This is the aim of much contemporary social movement activism, marked most consistently under the sign of the global justice movement – the movement ‘for humanity and against neoliberalism’, as a common slogan goes. This movement regularly writes itself as one composed of diversity and a commitment to horizontal power...Read more