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Tuesday, December 6 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 This week’s meeting will examine the question of how the left should view Islamic fundamentalism. The last 2 decades have seen major upheavals throughout the Middle East, including […]

Dec. 6: Islamic fundamentalism, the Arab Spring, and the Left


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  Tuesday, November 29 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 A historic Native-led resistance is confronting giant energy corporations in protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) project that threatens further environmental destruction and theft of Native lands. […]

Nov. 29: Report Back from Standing Rock: The Fight for ...


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  Tuesday, November 22 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 Join us for a study group on the relationships between colonialism, capitalism, and struggles for Native liberation. The suggested reading for this is an interview with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz […]

Nov. 22: Study Group: Colonialism, Capitalism, and Native Liberation



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Tuesday, November 15 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States is a shocking and dangerous turn of events–not only for the U.S., but for the entire world. […]

Nov 15: What the TRUMP?? Perspectives on how to Organize ...


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  Tuesday, November 8 6:00 p.m. 1127 NW 63rd St., Apt. C Seattle, WA 98107 RSVP on Facebook Come join your favorite commies as we snack, drink, debate, and watch election results! This will be a chill and left-y space for your consumption of bourgeois American politics. Swing by anytime after […]

Nov. 8: Election Night Viewing Party!


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https://socialistworker.org/2016/11/02/she-asked-for-help-and-wound-up-dead Michelle Farber reports on the circumstances of another police killing in Washington. November 2, 2016 RENEE DAVIS, a 23-year-old Native American mother of three young children and five months pregnant, was reaching out for help. On Friday, October 21, she sent a text message to a friend saying she […]

She asked for help and wound up dead



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This is the text of a speech presented by Leela Yellesetty at our meeting titled “Our Enemies in Blue: Can the Police be Reformed?” In years past, I might have begun a talk like this by laying out the case for why we’re even talking about police reform. I might have […]

Our Enemies in Blue: Can the Police be Reformed? by ...


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Tuesday, November 1 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 We are continuing a study group on The Democrats: A Critical History by Lance Selfa.  The book takes a detailed look at the history of the Democratic Party, including […]

Nov. 1: The Democrats: A Critical History Study Group


Police officers in riot gear monitor a rally from the State Capitol to the Xcel Center, site of the Republican National Convention (RNC), in St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S., on Monday, Sept. 1, 2008. The RNC will be held from Sept. 1-4. Photographer: Keith Bedford/Bloomberg News
  Tuesday, October 25 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 The Black Lives Matter movement has brought the issue of police violence to the fore in the United States. And yet, amidst protests in every major city […]

Oct. 25: Our Enemies in Blue: Can the Police Be ...



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Tuesday, October 18 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 We are continuing a study group on The Democrats: A Critical History by Lance Selfa.  The book takes a detailed look at the history of the Democratic Party, including […]

Oct. 18: The Democrats: A Critical History Study Group