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NBK Night School Session 9 — Poor People’s Movements

  • Mayday 176 St. Nicholas Ave Brooklyn, NY 11237 (map)

Readings
F.F. Piven, “The Nature of Disruptive Power” from Challenging Authority
(+lecture on civil rights movement)

Recommended
Rosa Luxemburg, “The Mass Strike, the Political Party, and the Trade Unions”: https://www.marxists.org/archive/luxemburg/1906/mass-strike/
Piven and Cloward, Poor People’s Movements, Introduction and Ch. 4, “The Civil Rights Movement”
Bayard Rustin, “From Protest to Politics”

Previous meeting: NBK Night School Session 8 — Socialists and the Working Class
Next meeting: NBK Night School Session 10 — Unions and the Labor Movement

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