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Tuesday, January 16 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 RSVP on Facebook The athlete-led protest started by Colin Kaepernick in 2016 – taking a knee during the national anthem before NFL games – has spread in […]

Jan. 16: The Athletes’ Revolt Against Racism


Tuesday, August 8 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 RSVP on Facebook Activists engaged in struggles against racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, and other oppressions often reference the terms privilege and intersectionality. Privilege is a concept intended to […]

August 8: Intersectionality, Privilege, and Marxism




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https://socialistworker.org/2016/11/02/she-asked-for-help-and-wound-up-dead Michelle Farber reports on the circumstances of another police killing in Washington. November 2, 2016 RENEE DAVIS, a 23-year-old Native American mother of three young children and five months pregnant, was reaching out for help. On Friday, October 21, she sent a text message to a friend saying she […]

She asked for help and wound up dead



  Tuesday, October 25 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 The Black Lives Matter movement has brought the issue of police violence to the fore in the United States. And yet, amidst protests in every major city […]

Oct. 25: Our Enemies in Blue: Can the Police Be ...



  Tuesday, October 4 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 Socialism is at the center of U.S. politics after the campaign of Bernie Sanders. Capitalism has brought our world to the brink with inequality, racism, war and […]

Oct. 4: The System is Broken: The Fight for a ...


  This country has been scarred by racism since its founding as English colonies in the 1600’s. Two of the fundamental bases of this nation were monumental processes of racial oppression: the dispossession of and genocide against the native people and the enslavement of Africans. Without these, no United States […]

Black Liberation and Socialism Study Group


Tuesday, August 16 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 Jack Bloom’s seminal 1987 book Class, Race, and the Civil Rights Movement: The Changing Political Economy of Southern Racism provided a sociohistorical analysis of the civil rights movement […]

Aug. 16: Class, Race, and the Civil Rights Movement: A ...



Tuesday, August 2 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 As we build the Black Lives Matter movement to fight racism, what is the role of solidarity between different movements and different populations?  How can we build solidarity, […]

Aug. 2: Unite & Fight: The Politics of Solidarity in ...