ISO Event: Introduction to the ISO Study and Discussion Series

December 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church)
1415 NE 43rd St.
Puget Sound Socialists (ISO)

Thinking of joining the ISO? Join us for this 5-part introduction to revolutionary socialism and organizing with the ISO.

“Without revolutionary theory there can be no revolutionary movement.”
— V.I. Lenin.

November 21

Session 1: Socialism and Workers’ Power

• Reading: p. 1-15 in the Where We Stand Packet

• Optional Reading: Chapters 3 and 6 of Meaning of Marxism

November 28

Session 2: Revolution and Internationalism

• Reading: p. 16-31 in the Where We Stand Packet

• Optional Reading: Chapter 7 of Meaning of Marxism

December 5

Session 3: Marxism and Oppression

• Reading: p. 32-34 in the Where We Stand Packet

• Reading: The Politics of Identity

• Reading: Why Solidarity Can Trump Hate

• Optional reading: Chapter 11 of Meaning of Marxism

December 12

Session 4: The Revolutionary Party

• Reading: p. 35-37 in the Where We Stand Packet

• Optional reading: Chapter 8 of Meaning of Marxism

December 19

Session 5: How the ISO is Organized & Questions about Joining

• Reading: Members’ Toolkit p. 2-10

Bring any outstanding questions you would like addressed before joining