Theory & Philosophy Reading Group 29: Peter Gelderloos

Friday 25 August 2017, 7pm: Join other thinkers, intellectuals, activists, and readers from the peninsula (and beyond) for our twenty ninth Theory & Philosophy Reading Group which will be exploring Peter Gelderloos’s new book Worshipping Power: An Anarchist View of Early State Formation (AK Press, 2017). This will be the first of three reading groupsContinue reading “Theory & Philosophy Reading Group 29: Peter Gelderloos”

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group 26: Walter Benjamin

Friday 31 March 2017, 7pm: Old Capitol Books and the Direct Action Monterey Network are teaming up again to continue their exploration of twentieth century fascism through theory and philosophy. Last month the philosophy group read Hannah Arendt – selections from Origins of Totalitarianism and Eichmann in Jerusalem. This month the reading group will beContinue reading “Theory & Philosophy Reading Group 26: Walter Benjamin”

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XXV: Hannah Arendt

Friday 24 February 2017, 7pm: Old Capitol Books and The Direct Action Monterey Network are coming together for our 25th Theory & Philosophy Reading Group. This month, we’re interested in exploring some of the most important writings on the rise of fascism: The Origins of Totalitarianism and Eichmann in Jerusalem.

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XXII: Frantz Fanon Documentary “Concerning Violence”

Friday 11 November 2016, 7pm: Instead of our normal reading group, this month the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group will be showing a Sundance Official Selection film Concerning Violence (2014). We will also be talking about anti-racist and anti-colonial struggles! As part of this, we’re going to be taking donations at the door to sendContinue reading “Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XXII: Frantz Fanon Documentary “Concerning Violence””

Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XXI: Frances Fox Piven & Richard Cloward

Friday 28 October 2016, 7pm: Old Capitol Books and the Direct Action Monterey Network are teaming up against for the twenty-first installment of the Theory and Philosophy Reading Group. This month, we’ll be reading sections from Poor People’s Movements by Frances Fox Piven and Richard Cloward. Come join local thinkers, activists, philosophers, and readers forContinue reading “Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XXI: Frances Fox Piven & Richard Cloward”