WE SAVED THE DOMES!
In 2011, Baggins End, also known as the Davis Domes – a community of 28 University of California, Davis students living in fourteen dome-shaped cottages amongst gardens and forests, faced one of the biggest challenges in their 40-year existence. read more »
For a recap of the action where this pamphlet was distributed, see:
Playbook for Progressives: 16 Qualities of the Successful Organizer by Eric Mann
PART I. THE JOB DESCRIPTION I
r 2 Roles of the Successful Organizer
I. The Foot Soldier 5
2. The Evangelist I I
3· The Recruiter IS
4. The Group Builder 27
s. The Strategist 3I read more »
This is a classic zine about squatting.
with prose and poetry TrollE glorifies, mythologizes, and vilifies the growing up, as seen through the framework of the suburban experience. subtle examinations on class, and assumptions of suburban life.
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Community How To
~2nd Year Edition~
Community theory, communication, and ideas and resources for starting a community with the Lorax Manner Student Cooperative in Eugene, Oregon, as a case study. read more »
A sailboat is not the first thing that comes to mind when contemplating the range of useful responses to the set of intractable global problems that confront us. Nor the second. But once it does, a bit of further study makes it apparent that few things will possess greater long-term utility in the changed circumstances we should all be expecting. read more »
Subversion of Politics, The : European Autonomous Social Movements and the Decolonization of Everyday Life by KatsiaficasSubmitted by Anonymous on Mon, 12/26/2011 - 11:22.
Since the modern anti-globalization movement kicked off with the 1999 WTO protests in Seattle, a new generation has been engaging in anti-capitalist direct action. Its aims, politics, lifestyles, and tactics grow directly out of the autonomous social movements that emerged in Europe from the 1970s through the mid-1990s. read more »
At the time of this writing I am filled with rage. Occupy Oakland, on its second week, was raided by an overwhelming force of approximately 800 police in riot gear. I was there, ready to defend when police from all entrances to Oscar Grant Plaza rushed in with sticks and began beating people. Their tactics were simple but effective: rush in with overwhelming numbers and push out those that intended to stay for a fight, slowly crush resilience of those who took up the tactic of civil disobedience by linking arms and protecting the camp. They beat people with sticks, shot people with rubber bullets, obliterated ear-drums with flash-bang grenades, and choked them with tear gas.
The expanded guide includes two additional sections: "Why You Should Start a Solidarity Network" and "Interview With SeaSol". Also, A4 format has been added.
The original is here: http://zinelibrary.info/build-your-own-solidarity-network
A guide to building a successful solidarity network along the lines of the Seattle Solidarity Network, written by two SeaSol organisers.
Zine produced in response to the Christchurch Earthquake of February 22, 2011. While focused on this event there are valuable ideas for any community organizer.
Exploring homelessness through the words of homeless persons. A welcome relief from the outward, paternalistic discussion of homelessness we're used to.
by Colin Ward