Jonathan Matthew Smucker is the co-founder and director of Beyond the Choir, an organization dedicated to building movements capable of achieving change rather than simply “preaching to the choir.” He has worked for two decades in grassroots social movements as an organizer, campaigner, trainer, and strategist. Jonathan also researches collective action, identity, and politicization processes as the focus of his doctoral work in the Department of Sociology at UC Berkeley. His writing has appeared in The Nation, The Huffington Post, In These Times, New Internationalist, Yes Magazine, and The Sociological Quarterly. Hegemony How-To: A Roadmap for Radicals (AK Press) was released in January 2017.

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