Category Archives: Study Group

We are developing libertarian socialists and these are notes from our study group presentations. A work in progress

Reading for Revolution Part 3: DIY Strategies for Study Groups

I recently published an article in the journal Perspectives on Anarchist Theory, sharing some suggestions for how to form revolutionary study groups.  It is available for free download here:  DIY study strategies.  Feel free to distribute it if you find it useful. … Continue reading

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Some healthcare organizing resources

Some folks in NYC are organizing around with healthcare workers around hospital closures and mergers. See their fliers and updates here A few years ago, some of us in were doing work in nursing homes and organizing around staffing ratios … Continue reading

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Reading for Revolution (Parts 1 and 2)

This is a three- part series of short articles on collective learning and the struggle for a new society.  The first two parts are included in this post, and the third will be published later. The first article  is called … 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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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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Anti-Repression, Anti-Fascist Strategizing Suggestions

With the rise of the Golden Dawn fascist group in Greece, and their attempts to build a base here in the U.S. (link) , anti-fascist strategies are becoming more and more crucial. Also, I wouldn’t be surprised if the police continue … Continue reading

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What you can do to support Grand Jury Resistance in Seattle and Portland

Please spread this widely. Many thanks to friends who have organized around this. The website is here Grand Jury Resistors Speak: “Our Passion for Freedom is Stronger than the State’s Prisons”   Portland, Oregon – At 8am this morning, surrounded by supporters, … Continue reading

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Between the Leninists and the Clowns: Avoiding recklessness and professionalism in revolutionary struggle

This piece reflects on the current strengths and weaknesses of the revolutionary networks that have emerged out of the Decolonize/ Occupy movement in Seattle.  In particular, I critique some of the problems that arise because of lack of organization, and … Continue reading

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