Refusal is a strong current resisting the structure of settler colonialism. It crashes, churns, and erodes the death-dealing dams of settler knowing. Its path turns away from the settler’s gaze.
All three texts concern lives: the formed life, the deformed life, and a life without a why – a useless life freed from subjection to transcendence.
Food sovereignty represents a refusal of a globally commodified food system in favor of systems and institutions that support self-sufficient communities.