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7:00 pm Rebecca Solnit in Conversation with Adam Hochschild on Her New Book Orwell’s Roses @ 3rd Floor Loft of the McRoskey Mattress Co.
Rebecca Solnit in Conversation with Adam Hochschild on Her New Book Orwell’s Roses @ 3rd Floor Loft of the McRoskey Mattress Co.
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sparked by her unexpected encounter with the surviving roses he planted in 1936, Solnit’s account of this understudied aspect of Orwell’s life explores his writing and his actions—from going deep into the coal mines of England, fighting in the Spanish Civil War, critiquing Stalin when much of the international left still supported him (and then critiquing that left), to his analysis of the relationship between lies and authoritarianism. Through Solnit’s celebrated ability to draw unexpected connections, readers encounter the photographer Tina Modotti’s roses and her Stalinism, Stalin’s obsession with forcing … Continued
7:30 pm Anarchist Study Group – Longhaul @ Longhaul
Anarchist Study Group – Longhaul @ Longhaul
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Reading for 10/5 Next week we’ll kick off October by beginning what will hopefully end up being a complete reading over the coming months of a true classic: Raoul Vaneigem’s The Revolution of Everyday Life. One of the high water marks of Situationism, a profound influence on “second-wave”/type 3 anarchisms, and an under-acknowledged example of egoist thought, this is a reading I’m very stoked to discuss with all of you. Each and every page of this text gives us ample material to unpack, so for this first reading let’s go from … Continued
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