Knitting the Network
Knitting the Network is a series of podcasts and video essays that aim to document different angles to activism and issues of youth militarization. Knitting is used as a metaphor, both for strengthening the bonds within and without our network of social activists, and also as a way to visualize how tightly integrated the issue of militarism is in American culture--if you pull just one thread, you can unravel a whole complicated system!
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Selene Rivas for NNOMY
The hat's a bit wonky-looking, but I hope you enjoy the video Time Codes: + Introduction - 0:21 + What is JROTC and why should you care? - 1:22 + What are some underlying sociocultural forces that put kids in the position of needing JROTC in the first place - 7:37 + Why it makes me uncomfortable that the military is teaching children values - 13:09 + Is JROTC apart from or a part of the ...