Stephen Svenson, PhD, grew up on the traditional territory of the Splat'sin people in the Okanagan-Shuswap region of British Columbia, Canada. He is a former redneck, and currently works as a precarious academic and community organizer in Kitchener-Waterloo, located on the traditional territory of the Attawandaron (Neutral), Anishnaabeg, and Haudenosaunee peoples. He is active on issues of precarious work, climate justice, urban agriculture, food sovereignty, and indigenous rights. He has worked variously as a farmer, builder, jackaroo, outdoor instructor, and park ranger. He teaches environmental sociology and sociology of youth at Wilfrid Laurier University and he's pissed off most days.
Garry Potter is a film maker and Professor of Sociology at Wilfrid Laurier University. He has made a large number of educational films, which are available for purchase on the site www.socialtheoryfilms.pivotshare.com. Two free feature length documentary films Whispers of Revolution and Dystopia: What is to be done? can also be found on the website. He is also author of the book Dystopia, as well as The Bet: Truth in Science, Literature and Everyday Knowledges and The Philosophy of Social Science: New Perspectives, and numerous scholarly articles.
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