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Book Club: Hegemony How-To – Session 2
6th November 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
You are encouraged to read the materials prior to the session but this is not a requisite to join. The more important thing is turning up and join the conversation. Prior to each session you will receive an email with a short list of key points from the reading to allow everyone to engage with discussions.
In this session we will discuss following chapters:
-THE PREFIGURATIVE AND THE POLITICAL
-BEYOND THE LOW PLATEAU
If cost of the book is a barrier for you, please get in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org
About the book:
Hegemony How-To is a practical guide to political struggle for a generation that is deeply ambivalent about questions of power, leadership, and strategy. Hopeful about the potential of today’s burgeoning movements, long-time grassroots organizer Jonathan Smucker nonetheless pulls no punches when confronting their internal dysfunction. Drawing from personal experience, he provides deep theoretical insight into the all-too-familiar radical tendency toward self-defeating insularity and paralyzing purism. At the same time, he offers tools to bridge the divide between anti-authoritarian values and hegemonic strategies, tools that might just help today’s movements to navigate their obstacles—and change the world.