Black Orchid Collective
Reading for Revolution is a three-part series of short articles that I wrote on collective learning and the struggle for a new society.
The first article, “
Steal the the Ability to Read this Book
,” makes a case for seizing the reading skills that slave-masters and capitalist bosses have systematically denied oppressed communities.
The second article, “
Clowns to the left of me, Leninists to the right, here I am – Chillin and reading with you…
,” argues for developing a learning praxis (reflective practice) that can break from the alienated and oppressive dynamics of capitalist classrooms.
The third article, “
DIY Study Strategies,”
is more practical, offering suggestions for how to start your own revolutionary study group. I argue that
we read to make a revolution is different from how we are taught to read in school. I attempt to outline some of the more revolutionary…
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