Activism Wellbeing

Slow Chalking

Yearning by Doing Democracy On The Streets (DOTS) did not spring, fully formed, into being. There was a moment of epiphany, and since then it’s been a whole lot of learning by doing. The concept continues to evolve and resolve itself. Some of the most useful insights occur on the commons, particularly while ‘slow chalking’. […]


Viral Kombucha

DOTS is steeped in memes and metaphor. Terms like ‘spread’, ‘evolution’, and ‘mutation’ describe how DOTS behaves in ‘the wild’. But the virus metaphor has limits. Viruses are considered harmful. DOTS, on the other hand, does good. It is more potent probiotic than virulent virus. Organic kombucha rather than SARS-COV-2. As ‘viral kombucha’, DOTS populates […]