Category Archives: Colonialism

Event: Asia’s Unknown Uprisings Author, George Katsiaficas, in Seattle

This Friday, August 16th, George Katsiaficas author of The Subversion of Politics and The Imagination of the New Left, is coming to Seattle to read from the second volume of his work Asia’s Unknown Uprisings (first volume here on Korea). He will be … Continue reading

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Report back: Idle No More goes to the Port of Seattle

On March 21st, with high energy, dozens of handmade signs, and drums, 200-300 people rallied at Westlake in downtown Seattle and marched 3.8 miles to the port of Seattle and SSA Marine’s office in protest against the proposed coal terminals … Continue reading

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“We are not machines!” Chinese class struggle reading/film series

Please join our friends and us for a 5-week reading/film series on Chinese class struggle. We are organizing this collective study group leading up to a talk in mid May by a member of the gongchao collective, who has conducted … Continue reading

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Idle No More goes to the Port of Seattle

  https://www.facebook.com/events/590401870987350/ This Thursday, March 21, 2013 @3PM (Westlake) there will be an Idle No More march on the Seattle port to protest SSA Marine’s attempt to build a coal export terminal on Lummi Nation Sacred Land. These terminals are further colonizing indigenous land and threatening the … Continue reading

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Building Capacity for Complexity

* Trigger Warning: Discussion of challenges related to survivor centered accountability processes. On February 28th, 2013 there was an important discussion on “Patriarchy and the Movement” held in Portland. We value the efforts of the organizers and panelists to share … Continue reading

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Resource Sharing

A friend here in Seattle scanned and uploaded a couple of texts that have been very influential on BOC. We are reading (re-reading for some) Caliban and the Witch currently and will post up our discussion questions and notes soon. … Continue reading

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Statement of Solidarity with Anti-Colonial Marchers Arrested in San Francisco

This statement is by the Black Orchid  Collective.  G.L.I.T.U.R. and Decolonize/ Occupy Seattle have also released statements.   Columbus Day weekend, people gathered at Canadian, US, and Mexican consulates and government buildings to oppose the occupation and destruction of Native/indigenous … Continue reading

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