I am a PhD student in Geography, an anti-racist marxist feminist, and passionate practitioner of permaculture. My main research focus is about struggles to create bee-friendly cities.

Episode 9: People powered transportation!

In this episode I talk about struggles for excellent and free public transit and for the creation of walkable, bikeable neighbourhoods. I argue that we simply cannot create socially just, … Continue reading Episode 9: People powered transportation!

Episode 8: Re-enchanting the world through commoning: the work of Silvia Federici

In this episode I discuss the radical potential of re-commoning social reproduction, or the work of everyday life that is necessary for human existence, by exploring the newest book by … Continue reading Episode 8: Re-enchanting the world through commoning: the work of Silvia Federici

Episode 7: Building an environmental movement that can win!

Welcome to 2019. I invite you to step out of despair and get ready to create a movement to transform the world. In this interview I talk to Steve D’Arcy, … Continue reading Episode 7: Building an environmental movement that can win!

New Year’s Reflections and Resolutions

I have a type-A personality, I am always busy working on and planning multiple projects and make endless to-do lists and elaborate plans. I try to channel this energy into … Continue reading New Year’s Reflections and Resolutions

Bonus episode. RetroSuburbia: a review

As a special end-of-2018 treat, I decided to do a bonus episode of Permaculture for the People in which I review David Holmgren’s new book RetroSuburbia: the downshifters guide to a resilient future. Enjoy and … Continue reading Bonus episode. RetroSuburbia: a review

Episode 6: Food Crises and Food Riots with Naomi Hossain

In this episode I interview Naomi Hossain, a political sociologist and researcher, about food crises and food riots. Understanding that food scarcity is not what causes famines or even rising … Continue reading Episode 6: Food Crises and Food Riots with Naomi Hossain

Episode 5: Workers of the World Unite: we have a world to win!!

In this episode I discuss two important struggles of working class people going on RIGHT NOW: the struggle of postal workers in Canada to strike and the spontaneous riots in … Continue reading Episode 5: Workers of the World Unite: we have a world to win!!

Episode 4: Permaculture and the Refugee Crisis with Rosemary Morrow

In this episode I give some background about the global refugee crisis and provide the framework with which I believe permaculture people should view this crisis. I then interview the … Continue reading Episode 4: Permaculture and the Refugee Crisis with Rosemary Morrow

Sleeping winged beauties: helping pollinators survive the winter

It is mid November in Southwestern Ontario and wild bees and butterflies have mostly gone into hibernation or some sort of winter rest. For those of us who love spending … Continue reading Sleeping winged beauties: helping pollinators survive the winter