Solidarity House Cooperative
Solidarity Wyoming #26 — Unmasking Aggression w/ Jeff Victor (9/7/21)

Solidarity Wyoming #26 — Unmasking Aggression w/ Jeff Victor (9/7/21)

September 7, 2021

Laramie reporter Jeff Victor joins the House to talk mask mandates and anti-maskers in Albany County, and brings a recording of audience members shouting down comments from the public, and public officials, at a school board meeting. Support Jeff's reporting, and read his article about the meeting, at laramiereporter.substack.com

What is Cooperative Art? w/ Alexis Litzky (Solidarity Segments 8/28/21)

What is Cooperative Art? w/ Alexis Litzky (Solidarity Segments 8/28/21)

August 28, 2021

Alexis and Matt talk about types of art that are cooperative and collaborative in both form and ideology, including the NYC performative collective Improv Everywhere (famous for their No Pants Subway performances) to the 1954 independent socialist-feminist film Salt of the Earth. No Pants Subway photo credit is Weekly Dig, via Creative Commons. We looked at Come Together: The Rise of Cooperative Art and Design by Francesco Spampinato (Princeton Architectural Press, 2014) in researching this episode. 

Solidarity House #27 — These Hands Are Rated for Everyone (8/23/21)

Solidarity House #27 — These Hands Are Rated for Everyone (8/23/21)

August 23, 2021

New members Nina & Jon describe dystopian L.A. and pass along some advice. Derek talks with Jordy, Madison & baby Lilia about the bus-to-home project. The comrades discuss their viewing of the 1954 independent film classic Salt of the Earth. 

Solidarity House #26 — Fire (7/31/21)

Solidarity House #26 — Fire (7/31/21)

July 31, 2021

From a year ago, Aunty Fa remembers raging forest fires and the prior president. The comrades discuss contrasting theories of violence and nonviolence, as well as trauma and revolution, with Marco. Matt leads a song circle in "We Have Fed You All A Thousand Years."

Issues in Socialism–Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed: A Discussion (7/12/21)

Issues in Socialism–Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed: A Discussion (7/12/21)

July 12, 2021
We are very pleased to feature the Wyoming Red Star Coalition's Pedagogy of the Oppressed reading group: Adam and Mel from WRSC are joined by Matt from Tampa to summarize and reflect on Paulo Freire's classic text and what it means for their organizing efforts after the conclusion of the reading group. You can read the study guide at https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yRcNdDVOG8xqupatM-CzQCHt59vXAIrR1hLqAtxd-I0/edit
You can learn more about WRSC's work at https://www.facebook.com/wyoredcoalition/
... and the Laramie Tenants' Association at https://www.facebook.com/LaramieTenantsAssociation/
 
Introducing the Ultimate Solidarity Bus-to-Home Conversion Project (6/30/21)

Introducing the Ultimate Solidarity Bus-to-Home Conversion Project (6/30/21)

July 1, 2021

Members of the Collective are helping Jordy and Madison turn a bus into a home. We take you inside the gritty details of the project, from planning to deconstruction to parts and painstaking labor. Photos are available at: https://www.patreon.com/posts/53154782 Keep listening for more segments about the bus project! 

Issues in Socialism: Sudip Bhattacharya on Liberal Disillusionment–also a Wage Abolition Forum (6/17/21)

Issues in Socialism: Sudip Bhattacharya on Liberal Disillusionment–also a Wage Abolition Forum (6/17/21)

June 17, 2021

Sudip Bhattacharya (@ResistRun on Twitter) and Matt Stannard talk about Sudip's article "The Limits of Descriptive Representation" and the need for a new way to think about political diversity. Read that article at: https://www.currentaffairs.org/2021/02/the-limits-of-descriptive-representation
Also, Solidarity Collective hosts a discussion on replacing "A Fair Day's Wage for a Fair Day's Work" with "Abolition of the Wage System." 

Music, Vulnerability & Abolition with Hannah Rooth (Solidarity Segments 6/8/21)

Music, Vulnerability & Abolition with Hannah Rooth (Solidarity Segments 6/8/21)

June 8, 2021

Hannah Rooth visits Solidarity House, performs three songs including her recent technoproletarian song "Give Me that Gold," and talks with Matt about music, politics, and abolishing the prison-industrial complex. She is at wildhummusic.com and all over social media. Support her work at https://www.patreon.com/hannahroothmusic

Solidarity House #25 — This Old Commune w/ Nina Crosby (6/5/21)

Solidarity House #25 — This Old Commune w/ Nina Crosby (6/5/21)

June 5, 2021

The commies fix the window wells. As more members move in, there's discussion of greenhouse ventilation, junk removal, and planting. Nina Crosby talks to Matt about alt-right social media influencers. And there's original music. 

Solidarity Segments: Military Occupation and Militant Organizing in Minneapolis feat. Briana Rose Lee (5/14/2021)

Solidarity Segments: Military Occupation and Militant Organizing in Minneapolis feat. Briana Rose Lee (5/14/2021)

May 15, 2021

A special conversation with Twin Cities activist Briana Rose Lee on the aftermath of the Chauvin trial, continued police repression, and a LONG LIST of good people organizing and creating new political realities in Minneapolis. Follow Briana on Twitter at @BrianaRoseLee 

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