may, 20

21may20:00Mutual Aid: Building Communities of Care During Crisis and BeyondMariame Kaba, Dean Spade, Klee Benally, Kali Akuno

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Mutual Aid: Building Communities of Care During Crisis and Beyond

As governments and corporations fail to protect ordinary people from the ravages of the crisis, community networks are organizing their own communities around the principles of mutual aid, solidarity, and autonomous direct action. Their aim is solidarity not charity. Cooperation and interdependence, not competition. Learn from longtime mutual aid organizers on how to protect each other during coronavirus and how to build long-term, liberatory, and resilient communities beyond this pandemic and the death cult of capitalism and settler colonialism.

Sponsored by PM Press, Haymarket Books, Verso Books, and A Radical Guide
Panelists:

Mariame Kaba is an organizer, abolitionist, educator, founder of Project NIA, and author of Missing Daddy

Dean Spade is associate professor at Seattle University School of Law, founder of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project, and creator of the mutual aid resource website BigDoorBrigade.com. They are author of Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics, and the Limits of Law

Klee Benally is a Diné (Navajo) anarchist, direct action tactician with Indigenous Action Media, and cocreator of the Indigenous Mutual Aid network

Kali Akuno is a longtime organizer, cofounder and codirector of Cooperation Jackson, and coeditor of Jackson Rising: The Struggle for Economic Democracy and Black Self-Determination in Jackson, Mississippi

 

Moderated by Tim Holland, host of Solecast podcast (soleone.org/) and revolutionary hip hop artist

 

PM Press, Verso, Haymarket, A Radical Guide

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(Thursday) 20:00 EST

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PM PressAbout PM Press is an independent, radical publisher of books and media to educate, entertain, and inspire. Founded in 2007 by a small group of people with decades of publishing, media, and organizing experience, PM Press amplifies the voices of radical authors, artists, and activists. Our aim is to deliver bold political ideas and vital stories to all walks of life and arm the dreamers to demand the impossible. We have sold millions of copies of our books, most often one at a time, face to face. We’re old enough to know what we’re doing and young enough to know what’s at stake. Join us to create a better world.

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