an autonomous subcommittee of the UCSC Occupation.
All texts readily available online (or via email).
Thursday evenings, 7-9pm potluck-discussion.
Feel free to drop by for one meeting, to come some weeks and not others, etc.
Week 1 (10/29) - SITUATIONIST INTERNATIONAL I
Debord, Society of the Spectacle, 1-3
(or booklet pdf)
Matthews, An Introduction to the Situationists (pdf or booklet)
Week 2 - SITUATIONIST INTERNATIONAL II
Debord, Society of the Spectacle, 4-9
Dauve, Back to the S.I. (2000)
Week 3 - MAY 68 AND A CRITIQUE
Perlman, Student-Worker Action Committees (selections)
Week 4 - ITALIAN AUTONOMISM
Aufheben, From Operaismo to 'Autonomist Marxism'
Red Notes, Living with an earthquake
LC, Take over the City
Ramirez, Self-Reduction Of Prices in Italy
(or booklet of both, with other Italian texts)
Week 5 - COMMUNISATION: AN INTRODUCTION
Dauve, Eclipse and Re-emergence of the Communist Movement
Week 6 - COMMUNISATION AND THE PARTY I
Antagonism, Bordiga versus Pannekoek
Week 7 - ANTI-CAPITALISM & ARGENTINA
Aufheben, 'Anti-Capitalism' as Ideology ...
Aufheben, Picket and Pot-Banger Together
Raul, Setting-up Workplace Assemblies
Interview at the Zanon Factory Occupation
Week 8 - COMMUNISATION AND HISTORY I
Aufheben, Decadence, Parts one two and three
(or booklet pdf)
Aufheben & TC, Communist Theory - Beyond the Ultra-Left?
Week 9 - COMMUNISATION AND HISTORY II
Endnotes, One (selections)
Week 10 - COMMUNISATION AND THE PARTY II
Marcel, Communism of Attack and Communism of Withdrawal (pdf)
Week 11 - COMMUNISATION AND THE PARTY III
Tiqqun, Call (pdf)
Invisible Committee, Coming Insurrection
Week 12 - CRITIQUE OF MARCEL & TIQQUN
Meeting, Reflexions around Call (via email)
TC, The Present Moment (via email)
Week 13 - STUDENT STRUGGLES IN FRANCE & GREECE
Anon, Two Weeks Spent in Rennes
E&M, What remains of the anti-CPE movement?
MC, A lovely spring in France
TC, The anti-CPE struggle report
BM, Occupation, not democracy
TPTG, The Permanent Crisis in Education
More texts available from Prol-Position News #7
Week 14 - RIOTS IN GREECE
TPTG, The rebellious passage of a proletarian minority
TPTG/BM, Like a winter with a thousand Decembers
TC, The Glass Floor (via email)
Week 15 - RETHINKING COMMUNISATION
Endnotes, Two (selections)
Week 16 - CYCLES OF STRUGGLE IN THE US
Brenner, Paradox of Social Democracy (pdf)
Week 17 - THE PRESENT CRISIS
Brenner, What is good for Goldman Sachs (or via email)
And so on...