DSA Reading Group: Rethinking Capitalism Pt. 1

We’ve finally made it through out first book! At the last meeting, we finished up The ABC’s of Socialism from Jacobin. The discussion was great, filled with thought-provoking perspectives from members.

We’ve held a vote for our next book, and the result is Rethinking Capitalism. Looks like democracy can actually get things done!

For this meeting, we will be reading the first chapter (available here in .pdf). Our discussion will be over the reading as well as analyzing and defining the ideas of capitalism and neoliberalism.  For supplemental reading, check William Davies’ article, The New Neoliberalism, from New Left Review last year.

Be prepared to also discuss what we think about the book, Rethinking Capitalism, and what chapters we want to select to read. Steve and Bryan have already bought the book, but it’s best that you wait until after this upcoming meeting should you decide to order it.
We look forward to seeing everyone there, and new faces too! Feel free to bring friends: all are welcome! Get ready for an informative and entertaining discussion!

See the calendar for location and time.

DSA Reading Group: Jacobin’s The ABC’s of Socialism Pt. 2

Hello Comrades!

We will be having our next reading group on Monday March 13th at 7:00 PM.  The event will be held at:

Daiquiri Explosion

9223 Main St

Houston, TX 77025

We will continue to discuss Jacobin’s ABC’s of Socialism, available for download or purchase.

Last week we got through roughly the first 3 sections (~30 pages).  We’ll continue our discussion where we left off with Chapters 4-6.

Hope to see everyone there!  And feel free to bring friends, even if they are not DSA members.  We want this to be an educational and welcoming experience for all.

1st Reading Group: Jacobin’s The ABC’s of Socialism Pt. 1

Hello Comrades!

We will be having our 1st reading group session on Monday February 27th at 7:00 PM, location:

 

Chacho’s Mexican Restaurant

2700 S Loop W Fwy, Houston, TX 77054

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We will be reading roughly the first half of Jacobin’s ABC’s of Socialism, which you can download or purchase.

We will be covering the first 6 sections plus the introduction bringing us up to about page 60.  In the following session, we will cover the remainder.  We understand this is short notice, so read what you can.  No big deal if you don’t get through everything by Monday.

Hope to see everyone there!  And feel free to bring friends, even if they are not DSA members.  We want this to be an educational and welcoming experience for all.