A community conversation with Colombian decolonial scholar/activist Arturo Escobar, produced by Deceleration in partnership with UTSA.
DECELERATION.LIVE: Message from Brackenridge Bird & Tree Defenders
Most are women of color; many are Indigenous. They’ve been smeared as disinformation agents. And we all owe them a huge debt of thanks.
DECELERATION.LIVE: ‘His Name is Albert: Climate Change, Public Health, and the Unhoused’
A year-long intervention on behalf of an unhoused neighbor who lost limbs to Winter Storm Uri exposed the gaps in San Antonio’s broken safety net.
VIDEO: Words for Birds 2021
Marisol Cortez Last weekend Deceleration co-hosted the 13th annual Words for Birds, a celebration and cry for protection of winged relatives for National Poetry Month. Historically an in-person reading held out of doors within the beautiful environs of Mitchell Lake Audubon Center, COVID sacked last year’s W4B, which instead became […]
EP13: Charles Roundtree Bloom Project; Rights of Nature in SATX, Yanawana Herbolarios
Deceleration.Live Episode 13 comes after a month-long break at the broadcast. In it we weave together several critical conversations on emerging movements and thought rising in San Antonio, including a talk with Ki’Amber Thompson of the Charles Roundtree Bloom Project, a nascent initiative connecting kids of incarcerated parents with the […]
EP12: SATX Vigil for George Floyd … Westside police beating
Deceleration.Live Episode 12 came more spur of the moment after seeing local organizers had struck a nerve in San Antonio with an event dedicated to decrying the death of George Floyd and advancing the message that Black Lives Matter. In this broadcast you will hear from organizers of the event […]
EP11: San Antonio City Council Breaks on Critical Renter Protections
In just over 10 minutes, Deceleration.Live Episode 11 breaks down San Antonio City Council’s failure last week to protect local renters staring down a June 1, 2020, eviction deadline by passing a proposed 60-day grace period on evictions. The landlords turned up in force; renters and housing advocates kept their […]
EP10: Everyday Rude Boy’s Unintentional Mental Health Mother’s Day
Episode 10 is Deceleration‘s “mad pride” edition. Almost in time for Mother’s Day. We celebrate 10 episodes with a deep dive discussion of all things mental illness in the time Covid-19 with celebrated San Antonio musician (and artist) Phil Luna. This was truly one of our most satisfying broadcasts. We […]