Category Archives: What’s up in Seattle

Breaking News: “SPS Kangaroo ‘Hearing’ vs. More4Mann Arrestees”

The following is a press release from the More4Mann coalition, released last night.  It concerns a public hearing today (Dec 12th) at 3 PM.  If you can, please attend as a witness and/or supporter.  According to the press release, community … Continue reading

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Kshama Sawant and Capitalism’s Shock Absorbers

“While you waitin’ for the mention in the pages of ‘The Stranger’ You can find me in the basement makin’ heaters for later… we’ve been living in conditions we’re tired of Come on and rise up” – Blue Scholars, “North … Continue reading

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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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Event: More 4 Mann – Seattle Public Schools’ Board Meeting

We are reposting a call out for solidarity. Members of the Black community in Seattle have been holding space in the abandoned Horace Mann School building (owned by the Seattle Public Schools). Free classes for youth and childcare have been … Continue reading

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Summer update: Youth Rally, Prison Strike Solidarity, Creativity Not Control

Folks in BOC have been busy recently, and we haven’t gotten a chance to update this blog for a while. I’m gonna post links to a few activities that some of us have been involved with or have been supporting here … Continue reading

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Feminist Struggle vs. Facebook Fragmentation

Our piece, “Building Capacity for Complexity”  generated a lot of controversy this spring,  and serious responses from the organizers of the Patriarchy in the Movement event, in addition to comrades in Seattle and other West Coast cities.  This is our attempt … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Open Letter to All Comrades

This is a post by our friend Matthew Erickson, describing his experiences with incarceration.  My name is Matthew; I’ve been a revolutionary active in Decolonize/ Occupy, and I’m a cofounder of Seattle Copwatch.  I’ve been indicted for rioting charges for … 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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