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Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XII: George Jackson

Thursday 23 July 2015, 6-7pm: Our most recent reading group was a huge success and we’re super excited to continue our readings highlighting theorists, thinkers, and philosophers who have been imprisoned. These reading groups have been chosen in solidarity with statewide actions against solitary confinement.

For our twelfth reading group, we’ll be reading excerpts from George Jackson’s “Soledad Brother” – a compilation of letters written to his friends, comrades, and supporters.
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Theory & Philosophy Reading GroupXI: Angela Davis

Libertad_para_Angela_Davis_by_Genun23 June 2015 – 7pm: In collaboration with the Direct Action Monterey Network, this month’s Theory & Philosophy reading group is highlighting struggles against solitary confinement by featuring the writings of Angela Davis.

For this reading group, we’ll be exploring her work, Are Prisons Obsolete?

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Theory & Philosophy Reading Group IX: Nadezhda Tolokonnikova & Slavoj Zizek

Thursday April 23rd – 7pm: In collaboration with the Direct Action Monterey Network, this month’s Theory & Philosophy reading group is highlighting struggles against solitary confinement by featuring writings by Nadezhda Tolokonnikova who spent time in solitary while in a Russian prison for her protests as part of Pussy Riot. Continue reading Theory & Philosophy Reading Group IX: Nadezhda Tolokonnikova & Slavoj Zizek