Spirals of revolt

Study and struggle to abolish the present

Spirals of revolt (Common Notions)

Paperback, 208 pages

English language

Published by Common Notions.

ISBN:
9781942173458
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We study revolutionary change not simply to understand it. We study revolution to make it.

With the COVID-19 pandemic and the nationwide prairie fire sparked by the rebellion in Minneapolis, we are in a period of upheaval and and the potential for revolutionary change is quickly growing. As organizers and activists press for further change, pushing back on white supremacy and toward the abolition of police and prisons alike, the powers that be are scrambling to contain the revolt and defang its more radical demands. With revolutionary change once again on the table, the time is ripe to sharpen the weapons of theory for the struggles looming on the horizon.

It was in this moment that Geo Maher put forth a call to investigate what a revolution is and how to make it. In a growing online (as everything was those days) reading group people gathered together to take up …