Help Oly Assembly go the Fearless Cities NYC!

Olympia Assembly has been asked to present at the Fearless Cities municipalist summit in New York City (along with PNW municipalist groups Seattle NAC, Demand Utopia, the Portland Metro People's Coalition and Portland Assembly). We are sending two organizers to share our work and bring back resources for our community that will help us grow… Continue reading Help Oly Assembly go the Fearless Cities NYC!

Olympia Solidarity Network’s Campaign at Evergreen Vista Wins Repairs; Management Continues to Ignore Accessibility Concerns

After approximately one month of organizing against Evergreen Vista management and its operator, Mercy Housing, Olympia Solidarity Network (OlySol) has forced a partial meeting of demands for improved living conditions for tenants at the Evergreen Vista apartments. Repair requests to individual units, previously neglected by management, are increasingly being executed. Progress has also been made… Continue reading Olympia Solidarity Network’s Campaign at Evergreen Vista Wins Repairs; Management Continues to Ignore Accessibility Concerns

ANNOUNCEMENT: Picket at Mercy Housing in Seattle

Date: Thursday, May 10 at 1 PM - 3 PM Location: Martin Luther King Jr Way S Martin Luther King Jr Way S, Seattle, WA 98118 The Olympia Solidarity Network is engaged in a campaign against the management of Evergreen Vista and their large non-profit operator, Mercy Housing. Tenants have reported delayed or refused repairs, mold infestations and a garbage disposal… Continue reading ANNOUNCEMENT: Picket at Mercy Housing in Seattle

Planning for a Just Transition

Out-Growing Capitalism

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For transformative ideas to take root, there must be a plan for a plan that makes the goals explicitly known. This serves 3 main functions

  1. A roadmap for organizers to measure their progress against
  2. A starting place for the education of the newly radicalized/activated
  3. A common program shared between radicals of diverse organizations dedicated to realizing different components of this vision

This is especially crucial to the success of long-term revolutionary organizing which seeks to alter society at the institutional and cultural level (instead of only focusing on immediate reforms, campaigns or insurrections)

The Jackson-Kush Plan

The best current example of this today is the Jackson-Kush plan, developed over a decade or more through the intensive study of the Malcom X Grassroots Movement (MXGM) for the bioregion centered around Jackson, Mississippi. From this plan, numerous organizations have been developed, leading to a more advanced/matured arena of political struggle for liberation…

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