2017
Reading List: 
Ideas for Action: Relevant Theory for Radical Change, 2nd Ed. (PM Press, 2016)
Description: 
Turn your discontent into a plan of action! Join Cynthia Kaufman, author of the new book Ideas for Action: Relevant Theory for Radical Change, along with longtime activists and instructors Anneke Campbell, Matt Meyer, and John P. Clark. They will explore a wide range of political traditions—including Marxism, anarchism, anti-imperialism, postmodernism, feminism, critical race theory, and environmentalism, acknowledging the strengths and weaknesses of a variety of political movements and ideologies. The discussion will incorporate elements of their own activist experiences to present an analysis without pretending to offer “the final word” on complex issues. Join us for a glimpse of the excitement and rewards of serious intellectual engagement with political ideas. Now more than ever, we all need to break the chains of cynicism and lay a foundation for more effective organizing.