Committee meeting agenda, 3/12/19

Meeting details–note the time change to 7pm. I can never arrive on time if we meet at 6:30, so to keep everyone else from waiting for me, we should just start at 7. Rochambo Coffee & Tea House, 1317 E Brady St March 12, 2019 7pm   Updates/planning Plan reading groups. There was significant interest […]

Committee Meeting Agenda, 2/19/2019

Meeting details: Rochambo Coffee & Tea House, 1317 E Brady St February 19, 2019 6:30 Time for updates/planning: Guests from Jewish Voice for Peace will be in attendance to plan out education topic for 2/23 general meeting. Finalize reading group selections. Brainstorm how to present this to engage as many people as possible. Right wing […]

Notes from 01/08/2019 committee meeting

Attended: Tom, Tancrede, Chris The biggest topic was the relaunch of book club and periodical club; a proposal was created and is posted here. Tom will curate book list, taking suggestions Chris will curate articles, taking suggestions, but Tom and Tancrede will each put together one bundle so theory is represented Discussed general meeting discussion […]

New reading group proposal

Based on discussion at January 8, 2019 education committee meeting:   Launch Tentatively, at the February 23 general meeting, the Education Committee will have a list of 6-8 books and 6-8 bundles of 3-4 articles, each bundle on a specific topic. Committee members will give a brief pitch for each book/article bundle. The books and bundles […]

committee meeting agenda, January 8 2018

Meeting details: Rochambo Coffee & Tea House, 1317 E Brady St January 8, 2019 6:30 Time for updates/planning: Various reading groups Last meeting, we considered having one group organize both approachable book club and periodical club; and a second group organize both theory book club and periodical club. However organized, there is a lot of […]

Notes from 12/11/18 committee meeting

Attendance: Chris, Tom, Tancrede, Ellie Lots of interest in marxist/theory. Tom suggests having two different book clubs. Chris will get updates from Andrew about reading group. One idea is to have 2 book clubs (approachable, theory) and 2 article reading groups (approachable, theory). Or could combine into 2 groups: approachable (book and articles) and theory […]

General meeting agenda

For the 11/17 general meeting, the education committee is the host. We had three pods: General meeting topics. Got a good idea? Want to see what we’re working on? Periodical Club, Book Club–we are hoping for these to meet quarterly The Periodical Club, also known as the Jacobin Reading Group / Current Affairs Appreciation Society […]

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 […]