76 episodes

Nothing Never Happens is a journey into cutting-edge pedagogical theory and praxis, where co-hosts Tina Pippin and Lucia Hulsether connect with leading voices in radical teaching and learning. We engage a range of approaches — including but not limited to radical democratic, abolitionist, decolonial feminist/womanist, queer, anarchist, and popular grassroots models.

Nothing Never Happens Nothing Never Happens: A Radical Pedagogy Podcast

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Nothing Never Happens is a journey into cutting-edge pedagogical theory and praxis, where co-hosts Tina Pippin and Lucia Hulsether connect with leading voices in radical teaching and learning. We engage a range of approaches — including but not limited to radical democratic, abolitionist, decolonial feminist/womanist, queer, anarchist, and popular grassroots models.

    Never Alone: Building Movements with Project South

    Never Alone: Building Movements with Project South

    Our October 2020 podcast features fearless and visionary co-directors of Project South, Emery Wright and Steph Guillod. Founded in 1986 as the Institute for the Elimination of Poverty and Genocide and based in Atlanta, GA, Project South is firmly rooted in the dynamism and creativity of the Black freedom tradition. It is a center for … Continue reading "Never Alone: Building Movements with Project South"

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Trust the Students: Critical Pedagogy for Hybrid Teaching, Act 2.

    Trust the Students: Critical Pedagogy for Hybrid Teaching, Act 2.

    The post Trust the Students: Critical Pedagogy for Hybrid Teaching, Act 2. appeared first on Nothing Never Happens.

    • 43 min
    No Tricks: Critical Pedagogy for Hybrid Teaching

    No Tricks: Critical Pedagogy for Hybrid Teaching

    Our September podcast features Jesse Stommel and Sean Michael Morris, whose voices in the field of hybrid and digital pedagogy have been beyond clutch for many of us thrown into this field by the pandemic context. In Act 1, we talk to Jesse and Sean about how they came to the work of critical pedagogy, … Continue reading "No Tricks: Critical Pedagogy for Hybrid Teaching"

    • 29 min
    Out on the Line, Act 2: Between Charter Unions and Charter Abolition

    Out on the Line, Act 2: Between Charter Unions and Charter Abolition

    The post Out on the Line, Act 2: Between Charter Unions and Charter Abolition appeared first on Nothing Never Happens.

    • 38 min
    Out On the Line: On Charter School Unionization and the Chicago Teachers’ Strike

    Out On the Line: On Charter School Unionization and the Chicago Teachers’ Strike

    In Act 1 we talk to teacher-organizers Martha Baumgarten and Renee Ridolfi about their pathway to becoming teachers and how they ended up at Acero Charter Schools in Chicago. Commenting on the broad problems with charters and with the broader privatization of education, they reflect on what they have learned about practices of anti-racist solidarity … Continue reading "Out On the Line: On Charter School Unionization and the Chicago Teachers’ Strike"

    • 38 min
    #COLA Now: A Conversation with UCSC Wildcat Strikers

    #COLA Now: A Conversation with UCSC Wildcat Strikers

    Our July 2020 podcast features scholar-teacher-organizers from the University of California at Santa Cruz. Brenda Arjona, Bristol Cave-Lacoste, and Priscilla Martinez are graduate workers who, with their colleagues at UCSC, have been on a wildcat strike for a cost of living adjustment (COLA) since December 2019. They are fighting to reduce the overwhelming rent burden, as well as food insecurity and barriers to healthcare, that they and other precarious workers in Santa Cruz have had to endure. They tell us about their movement, and what they've been through. Sneak peak: the story involves a struggle for union democracy, mass firing and loss of healthcare during a pandemic, inspiring coalitions with local workers and students, standoffs with police in riot gear, a *fire* social media campaign that helped spread the strike across the whole state system, and the launch of Strike University across the UC.

    • 1 hr 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

MCADM ,

I love Tina and Lucia!

They are a great team, and they help me think more clearly about my own teaching. I would like to go back to college to take a class with them!

Womantic.grace ,

Amazing Content

This has become one of my favorite podcasts. Great content.

ahnnctt ,

Excellent content, excellent facilitation

The content of Nothing Never Happens is great. This podcast feels like it’s filling a need for media on radical pedagogy. However, the host is a terrible interviewer. The way the conversations are facilitated is painfully awkward and sometimes hard to listen to.

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