Stephen Duncombe

Stephen Duncombe is the author of Dream: Re-Imagining Progressive Politics in an Age of Fantasy. A lifelong activist, he teaches the history and politics of media and culture at the Gallatin School of New York University. This piece first appeared in Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism, www.vsw.org/afterimage.

They Believed, Why Can't I?

They Believed, Why Can't I?

"It's a particular moment: Paris in May of 1968, when students and workers took to the streets in a fit of imagination and fury..."