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Reflections on Olympia Assembly: An Experiment in Popular Power

Reposted from Institute for Social Ecology By  David Goldman What Is Olympia Assembly? Olympia Assembly started in March of 2017, amidst ecological and political catastrophe. It was created as a communal assembly project, coalescing around points of unity such as direct democracy, non-hierarchy, ecology, mutual aid, and direct action. The goal of the organization is to build… Continue reading Reflections on Olympia Assembly: An Experiment in Popular Power

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Report back from Olympia March 24 Day of Action in solidarity with Afrin

The development of Olympia Assembly was directly inspired and informed by Rojava. The 5-colored star that we use in many of our graphics was designed as a visual distillation of the foundational values of the Rojava revolution - democracy, social ecology, feminism, cooperative economics and non-hierarchy - and we in turn have adopted them as… Continue reading Report back from Olympia March 24 Day of Action in solidarity with Afrin