January 23rd we will be reading Baudelaire. It will be selections from Les Fleurs du Mal and you can expect to read aloud.
January 30th we will be reading selections about and by G Bataille. This includes “The Gift of Rivalry – Potlach”, “The Place of Violence”, and part of the secondary source “against architecture”.
Scribd – Potlach
Bataille – The Place of Violence – Selected Writings
Next month is a series of readings on History including:
1) First French Revolution (Feb 7th with potluck @ 7pm)
2) May 1968 (we will talk mostly Paris) – Feb 14th
3) 1977 (Italy) – Feb 21th
4) 1980s Bay Area Radical History
we will be reading two essays by Jean Baudrillard: The Mirror of Production and Animals Sick of Surplus Value. both can be found here: http://www.mediafire.com/?bpip9cpdr21ibm8
Welcome to the new year. Here is the months readings. This month the theme is the letter ‘B’.
1) Remember POTLUCK is tomorrow. Preferably vegan(ish) food so all can eat.
2) 1/3 – Bolo’ bolo (first 1/2)
3) 1/10 – Baudrillard
4) 1/17 – Baudelaire
5) 1/24 – Bataille
We are reading Tiqqun and wishing a friend a fond farewell and shit.
What is Critical Metaphysics? – HTML
Here is the PDF – whatiscriticalmetaphysics
This week we begin reading Desert. The exciting “dark green” book/essay/pamphlet from the UK that has been all the buzz since this summer.
Find it here: http://theanarchistlibrary.org/HTML/Anonymous__Desert.html
7pm: Monthly Potluck. Vegan preferred. Gluten free if you can handle it
8pm: The Revolutionary Catechism – by Sergei Nechaev
Join us for food (vegan & gluten free if possible) at 7 pm. Reading at 8 pm.
We will be reading Bakunin’s God and the State which is available either here http://zinelibrary.info/files/Bakunin%20-%20God%20and%20the%20State_0.pdf or here http://theanarchistlibrary.org/HTML/Michail_Bakunin__God_and_the_State.html
we will be reading pages 9-23 from Tiqqun – This Is Not a Program (the first 3 sections). if you do not have a copy it is available here: http://zinelibrary.info/tiqqun-not-program
We will be reading excerpts from the new CrimethInc. book, Work. If you have the book the pages are 164-191 and 247-251. if you do not have the book the excerpt is available here: http://www.mediafire.com/?7bl87bj6pce71ic