Tag Archives: recognize and record

Articles on Decolonize/Occupy Seattle in Insurgent Notes and the Hella Occupy ‘zine

Hi folks, just a heads up that Black Orchid Collective published an article in the most recent issue of Insurgent Notes, outlining the development of Occupy Seattle and it’s radicalization over the past few months.   A condensed version of this … Continue reading

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Caring: a labor on stolen time

This piece is written by a fellow worker. It describes the organizing experiences of a CNA in the nursing home. It recently got posted on Recomposition blog. We want to share it with you. caring: a labor on stolen time pages … Continue reading

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The American Worker Part II: Service Industry Workers Speak Up

In Black Orchid Collective, we are inspired by the work of the Johnson Forrest Tendency, a grouping of Marxists  in the mid-2oth century who saw both the Soviet Union and the trade union bureaucracy here in the U.S. as oppressive, … Continue reading

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Zine version of “The zeal of the young…”

Thanks to our friend and comrade AH! *note: the pages are set up so that they can be printed, folded, and stapled in the middle. this form is not very readable unless printed!

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“Between the Zeal of the Young and the Patience of the Old”: Reflections on Seattle’s Recent Upheavals Against Police Brutality

See zine version here i) Introduction ii) No Police on Stolen Native Land iii) Feb 16: Moving past obstacles; Witnessing openings for militancy The Rainbow Coalition Feb 16: How it went down iv) A Ruling Class Ideology: “Why Seattle didn’t … Continue reading

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Introducing: From the Streets Productions

Hey folks, check out this independent media project that Matthew E.  and I have been working on the past few weeks.  Matt is a serious working class  militant from South Seattle with deep roots in the community.  He and I … Continue reading

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