June 27, 2022

Rethinking Capitalism And Community Development – The Strengths Of Praxis, Part 1 (Tony Ward)

The following is the first part in a two-part installment. Author Note: This article comes from a paper that was originally presented at the Critical Education in an Era of Crisis Conference, Thessalonkiki, Greece. It is the second of two. The first involved an analysis of pre-capitalist, indigenous models of health and critically compared these […]

Capitalism and Community Health – What We Can Learn From Indigenous Communities, Part 2 (Tony Ward)

The following is the second part in a two-part installment. The first part can be found here.  Indigenous Health Epistemes This capitalist model of health and the view of the human organism upon which it is built contrasts starkly with that of the pre-Enlightenment era. Even the words we use betray the similarities to models […]

Capitalism And Community Health – What We Can Learn From Indigenous Communities, Part 1 (Tony Ward)

The following is the first  in a two-part installment. Author’s Note: The late Joe Kincheloe draws our attention to the value that the cultures of the colonised but unbowed indigenous communities have for us in our present world crises. Building upon the work of more than 40 years across indigenous cultural boundaries, this article critically […]