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The Isms of March! : Anarchism (Thinking Critically about Society)
Date Friday March 09
Time 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, downtown Monterey
Event Type Class/Workshop
Organizer/AuthorDirect Action Monterey Network
Emailcentralcoastdirectaction [at]
We’re back at it again with a series of seminars The Isms of March as part of our Thinking Critically about Society series. We’ll be joined by CSU Monterey Bay professors, local poets, and critically thinkers just like you to help tackle some of the different ideologies and theories that we’ve been hearing about.

Friday 9 March – 7pm: What is Anarchism?
Facilitated by Michael Frederiksen

What do people mean when they say “Anarchism”? Between the international Occupy movement, and questions surrounding capitalism, Anarchism has been a topic that has been much in the media of 2017. This seminar will introduce you to the philosophies of Anarchism through key readings, and then use these philosophies to discuss current events.

Suggested reading for the session:
1.) Howard Zinn – “Anarchism”.
2.) Emma Goldman – “Anarchism: what it really stands for”.
3.) Noam Chomsky – “On Anarchism”.
4.) Encyclopedia Brtiannica, 1905 – “Anarchism”.
5.) L. Susan Brown – “Does Work Really Work?”, Kick it Over, #35.

All readings available for free at

Other events in the series:
Friday 9 March – 7pm: What is Anarchism?
Friday 16 March – 7pm: Understanding Neoliberalism
Friday 23 March – 7pm: Reading Marx
Friday 30 March – 7pm: Exploring Primitivism
Added to the calendar on Sunday Feb 25th, 2018 6:33 PM