Green Festival Speakers
Kyla Bourne, from Vancouver, BC, first got into activism during the anti-Olympic campaign in 2010, and G8/G20 in Toronto. She is getting her master's at the University of Chicago, and her academic interests revolve around radical democracy and urban social movements. Bourne presented a paper on direct action at the 2010 North American Anarchist Studies Network conference. She is writing her thesis on how autonomous sites of power and the Occupy movement can challenge neoliberalism, and she is active with Occupy at present.