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Clearly, then, one of the dangers of reinventing ourselves in postmodern ways is that we will be “seduced” by representations of radical research which distort past work and are relatively empty of substantive proposals for building progressive and transformative geographies (see also Harvey, 1992). In the process we are likely to jettison prematurely the many valuable legacies of the New Left, including a clear political understanding that our projects must be deliberately and self-reflexively constructed to “connect” with struggles against oppression and exploitation.

Does my status and economic power necessarily create distance? Is our role that of catalyst, facilitator, or student? How much of my angst entails a quest for self-validation or ‘holier-than-thou’ status? How much of ourselves are we willing to put on the line, given an institutional system that rewards docility and obedience? References Chomsky, N. 1969. American Power and the New Mandarins. New York: Pantheon Books. 31 Activism and the Academy West, C. 1991. Theory, pragmatism and politics. In, J.

Let English children be in a continuous exchange of correspondence, collections, and thoughts with Russian children; and be sure that after some time neither English nor Russians will so readily grasp at guns for 4 Ballard, Harlam H. 1884. Handbook of the Agassiz Association. Lenox, Mass. 18 Peter Kropotkin settling their misunderstandings. The “Agassiz Association” has a brilliant future; similar ones will surely extend all over the world. Yet this is not all. Even if all our education were based on natural sciences, the results achieved would be still very poor if the general intellectual development of our children were neglected.

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