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The Intersections of Anarchism and Community Organizing

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The Intersections of Anarchism and Community Organizing

by Dave


"Dave's" work discusses the differences between activism and organizing. From the author's introduction. “Historically, revolutionary movements have been guided by revolutionary strategy and tactics. A successful dual power movement does not spontaneously arise; it needs consistent organising within an anarchist-community framework. If we want to be actively involved in pushing society towards a revolutionary consciousness. After being an “activist” for years I decided to become a community organizer and with that experience I gained new insights in revolutionary strategy: Anarchists can learn a lot from community organising models in radicalsing neightbourhoods and families. "

"Organizing in primarily non-white and poor neighbourhoods around issues of affordable housing and living wage jobs gave me new insights in strategy. One of the lessons I learned was how to begin changing relations of power and radicalising people, through pro-active campaigns around community identified issues.”

Book information

Publisher: Zabalaza Books (Johannesburg, South Africa)
Publication Date: Aug 01, 2011
Printer: Black Cat Press
Format: booklet
Length: 12 pp.
Size: 5.5" x 8"
Stock Number: TCI-020
Edition Info: Dave is a member of Sabate Anarchist Collective (NEFAC-Boston).


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