Notes from September 19 committee meeting

Chris posted agenda without a label, so nobody was actually able to see the agenda. Sorry everyone. Discussed several topics: Tom prepared an extensive outline about socialist policies and quality of life in Costa Rica. Topic was finalized. New capital strike topic on Seattle’s “Amazon tax” was finalized Topic on Supreme Court was finalized Discussed […]

Committee meeting agenda, September 19

Topics people are working on:  Taylor Public option for funeral/burial services  Andrew Electoral college and gerrymandering YIMBYs and gentrification. Building more housing units does not put downward pressure on prices Tom Public control over finance: Directing investment towards projects/firms with the greatest benefit which may not be most profitable how federal reserve is governed Fed […]

Notes from June 7 committee meeting

Upcoming topics for general meetings: June 16: Tom / The Constitution belongs in a museum, not in government June 30: Ian / Supreme Court Taylor–public option for funeral/burial services, 7/14 Chris–lobster fishing, 7/28 Chris–poverty is about not working, 8/11 (tentative) Chris–capital flight, animal rights (tentative)   These topics finalized: Constitution / Tom Poverty is about […]

Committee Meeting Thursday June 7

Next education committee meeting: Thursday, June 7 7:00pm Colectivo Cafe, 2999 N Humboldt Blvd Agenda: Topics people are working on: We need to return to the capital strike. Does anyone have any ideas? Here is the most recent capital strike topic: http://mkeedu.dsawi.org/2017/06/04/capital-flight/  Taylor Public option for funeral/burial services  Andrew Electoral college and gerrymandering YIMBYs and gentrification. […]

Notes from 5/22/2018 committee meeting

Topics for the next general meetings: June 2: Chris / Monopoly/Capitalist Superbug June 16: Tom / The Constitution belongs in a museum, not in government June 30: Ian / Supreme Court Topics ready to go: Intellectual property and science/engineering (Chris) Existing worker codetermination laws (Chris) Topics people are working on: Andrew Electoral college and gerrymandering […]

Committee Meeting Tuesday, May 22

The next committee meeting is: Tuesday, May 22 7-8pm Colectivo Cafe, 2999 N Humboldt Blvd And the agenda: A public option for funeral/burial services (Taylor) Supreme Court–Ian McCarthyism–Ian The Constitution–Tom Antiwar–Nick Foxconn–Mary (with race-to-the-bottom policies/Chris) Poverty http://peoplespolicyproject.org/2017/09/12/who-was-in-poverty-in-2016/ http://www.demos.org/blog/12/2/15/why-education-does-not-fix-poverty Remember, the goal has to be to differentiate a socialist position on poverty from a progressive one […]

Committee meeting Tuesday, March 20

The next committee meeting is: Tuesday, March 20 7-8pm Fuel Cafe, 818 E Center St The agenda: Workshop general meeting education topics. Upcoming topic for 3/25 is “Mutual aid and community organizing” We are still looking for readings Decide on candidates for December book club title. Nominations so far: From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation by […]