Education is the foundation of liberation. Only by educating each other in open-minded dialogue and reflecting on our actions can we move forward, towards a freer world.
Here are a few readings you can use as a starting point to understand what Oly Assembly is about, what we’re inspired by and where we’d like to go.
Introduction to Olympia Assembly
Community, Democracy, and Mutual Aid – Toward Dual Power and Beyond by the Symbiosis Collective
Casting Shadows: Chokwe Lumumba and the Struggle for Racial Justice and Economic Democracy in Jackson, Mississippi by Kali Akuno
Building Democracy Without the State by Dilar Dirik
People’s Movement Assembly-Handbook by Project South
Libertarian Municipalism- The New Municipal Agenda by Murray Bookchin
Mutual Aid Disaster Relief Workshop Facilitation Guide
How to organise and facilitate meetings effectively
Campaign Power Mapping Activity
Decision making and organisational form
Door Knocking Guide
Direct Action Survival Guide (booklet format)
Communalism Pamphlet by Stephanie and Marcus Amargi
Is America Ready for a Municipalist Movement by Alexander Kolokotronis
Reason, Creativity and Freedom – The Communalist Model by Eleanor Finley
Democratic Confederalism by Abdullah Ocalan
Work, Community, Politics, War
Post-Scarcity Anarchism by Murray Bookchin
The Politics of Social Ecology by Janet Biehl
We regularly print pamphlets and host study groups, so keep an eye out for our stuff!
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