Reading Group Dates

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Social Anarchism and Organisation – Red and Black Reading Group 29/11/2015

“Through the anarchist organisation anarchists articulate themselves at the political and ideological level, in order to put into practice revolutionary politics and to devise the means – the way of working – that should point to the final objectives: social revolution and libertarian socialism.” Continue reading


Social Anarchism and Organisation – Red and Black Reading Group 18/10/2015

“The first Congress of the FARJ was held with the principal objective of deepening our reflections on the question of organisation and formalising them into a programme. This debate has been happening within our organisation since 2003. We have produced theoretical materials, established our thinking, learned from the successes and mistakes of our political practice … Continue reading

Red and Black Reading Group 28/6/15: Intersectional Struggle and Fighting Patriarchy

This month we’ll be reading three short texts; two covering lived experiences of women and the intersecting oppressions they face and one about fighting patriarchy. We will then be leaving time for discussion, not only of the texts we read, but also about our own experiences and the intersections between various struggles and approaches to tackling patriarchy, racism, ablism, queerphobia, transphobia and other oppressions. Continue reading

Poll Tax Riot: 10 Hours That Shook Trafalgar Square – Red and Black Reading Group 31/5/15

“Next thing I was up against the wall and riot cops were charging straight at us. I couldn’t move anywhere and was terrified as they came within a few fee, truncheons raised, manic frenzied looks on their faces. A moment later they were gone, swallowed from my view as the crowd stood its ground and … Continue reading

Wageless Life – Red and Black Reading Group 8/3/2015

“Under capitalism, the only thing worse than being exploited is not being exploited. Since the beginnings of the wage-labour economy, wageless life has been a calamity for those dispossessed of land, tools and means of subsistence.” Following on from our last reading group in January, we’re pleased to announce our next session will be from … Continue reading

Give up activism – Red and Black Reading Group 25/1/15

The Red and Black Reading Group aims to be a place to explore and discuss revolutionary theory with like minded people in a relaxed setting. We want to develop our ideas through discussion and debate, with an eye to applying them in practice. Anyone interested in taking part in the discussion is welcome – no previous experience or expertise on the subject is required. Continue reading

Red and Black Reading Group 23/11/14

Red and Black Leeds are hosting our first open reading group, this coming Saturday (the 23rd) at 11 am. We want to use this as a place to develop our ideas, reflect on our practice, and talk about revolutionary theory with like minded people in a relaxed setting Our first text will be “The Revolution … Continue reading

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