Saturday, 23 May
Lawrence Jarach's 'Instead of a Meeting/Primer'
An online discussion about Lawrence Jarach’s essay Instead of a Meeting, hosted by FORGED BOOKS, Manchester’s anarchist reading group.
Conversation will take place on the jitsi platform here: https://8x8.vc/forged/books
Anarchism derives from the philosophical premise that institutionalized power and enforcement, especially in the form of the State, is a negative method of trying to create and maintain social cohesion. The defining aspect of anarchism is a categorical rejection of the principle and practice of government. Further, anarchism entails a radical critique of the exercise of authority and power...
hard copy: https://www.activedistributionshop.org/shop/pamphlets-booklets/4612-rejecting-the-reification-of-revolt.html (similar, but not identical, essays to Jarach’s primer)
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Chrome should also work. We couldn’t get Firefox to work with jitsi.
You can also use one of jitsi’s apps here: https://github.com/jitsi/jitsi-meet-electron/releases/tag/v2.0.2 - you will need to change ‘Server URL’ in settings to https://8x8.vc/ and join the room /forged/books
For mobile devices try: https://jitsi.org/downloads/ - you will need to change ‘Server URL’ in settings to https://8x8.vc/ and join the room /forged/books
If you’re really stuck, you could try joining the meeting room /forged/books with the desktop and mobile apps listed here: https://download.8x8.vc/
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