“A brilliant spark that will fly through the air and set the vapors of our insurrectionary imaginations alight.”

John Jordan, founder of Reclaim the Streets

Resources for Your Classroom

 “Simply the most up-to-date and complete compendium of creative activist case studies and theories out there. It’s indispensable.” 

— Stephen Duncombe, NYU

Want to use Beautiful Trouble in your classroom? We can get you started! Here are some ideas on how to engage in the creative spirit of Beautiful Trouble with your students and peers.

  • Need help generating some classroom discussion? These prompts are a good place to start.
  • Think big! The New School’s Jeremy Varon used “beautiful trouble” as a key concept in his seminar course on Utopia.
  • Making policy more approachable? Ian Reilly’s students at Concordia University took to the streets with their own media campaigns.