Tuesday, August 8 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 RSVP on Facebook Activists engaged in struggles against racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, and other oppressions often reference the terms privilege and intersectionality. Privilege is a concept intended to […]

August 8: Intersectionality, Privilege, and Marxism


Tuesday, August 1 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 be a working meeting. We’ll be devoting some time to discussing our national and local perspectives for building the ISO and other activist […]

Aug 1: Seattle ISO Working Meeting


From SocialistWorker.org: Patrick Edward H. writes from Washington on the events at Evergreen State College that led to a right-wing media crusade and threats of violence from the alt-right. July 26, 2017 EVERGREEN STATE College in Olympia, Washington, made national headlines at the end of the school year over student protests […]

What happened at Evergreen State?



Tuesday, July 25 7:00 p.m. Common Good Cafe (Downstairs at the University Temple United Methodist Church) 1415 NE 43rd St. Seattle, WA 98105 RSVP on Facebook Capitalism could not survive if it weren’t able to convince most people—through its control of education and cultural institutions—to accept it. But when that fails, […]

July 25: Lenin and the Revolutionary Party


Tuesday, July 11 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 be a working meeting.  We’ll be reporting back from the Socialism 2017 conference in Chicago, discussing the July edition of Socialist Worker newspaper, and breaking out […]

July 11: Seattle ISO Working Meeting


From SocialistWorker.org: Amad Ross reports on a deadly visit by the Seattle Police Department that left Charleena Lyles’ four kids without a mother–and the protests that followed. June 22, 2017 TWO SEATTLE police officers shot and killed a pregnant 30-year-old mother of four, Charleena Lyles, on June 18, in the front […]

Shot while her kids listened



Tuesday, June 27 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 be a working meeting. We’ll be discussing the Socialism 2017 conference happening in Chicago next week, our work on the UW campus, and […]

June 27: Seattle ISO Working Meeting


From SocialistWorker.org: The debates about caste and class in India go back many decades, but they remain relevant today, writes Steve Leigh in a review of a new book by Arundhati Roy. June 19, 2017 IN THE Doctor and the Saint, writer and political activist Arundhati Roy invites readers to […]

The question of caste


  Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother of four, was murdered by Seattle cops on Sunday. Her children witnessed the cops kill their mother and then had to leave the apartment by being carried over her body. Community members from across the city will be taking action this week to demand […]

Justice for Charleena Lyles!



Tuesday, June 20 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 include a discussion about the ongoing crisis in the Trump administration and how the left should respond to it.  We will also discuss the […]

June 20: Crisis in the Trump Administration