maybe I will join DSA one day
do you have any optimism that it might get better? i'm not saying you have to, i'm just curious. for me, i don't see what else i can do other than to make sure the movements and organizations i work with are thoroughly feminist to the extent that i can.
Also in 1968, an SDS organizer at the University of Washington told a meeting about white college men working with poor white men, and "[h]e noted that sometimes after analyzing societal ills, the men shared leisure time by 'balling a chick together.' He pointed out that such activities did much to enhance the political consciousness of poor white youth. A woman in the audience asked, 'And what did it do for the consciousness of the chick?'" (Hole, Judith, and Ellen Levine, Rebirth of Feminism, 1971, pg. 120). After the meeting, a handful of women formed Seattle's first women's liberation group.
The reduction in anxiety
Wasn't sure where to put this, seemed most relevant here. An interesting look at DSA dynamics. ffuy, rednoise, thoughts?https://medium.com/@dsarichmond/statement-on-the-dsa-funds-for-victims-of-terrorism-in-charlottesville-b9f05b6da98c
Quote from: uncool on October 19, 2017, 08:03:35 PMWasn't sure where to put this, seemed most relevant here. An interesting look at DSA dynamics. ffuy, rednoise, thoughts?https://medium.com/@dsarichmond/statement-on-the-dsa-funds-for-victims-of-terrorism-in-charlottesville-b9f05b6da98chttp://www.aljazeera.com/amp/news/2017/12/charlottesville-200000-dsa-raised-171204165738796.htmlNot a great article - it jumps between apparently unrelated points without connecting them coherently. Still, it is a long time to go without notification.
At DSA meetings, Sunkara said, organizers used to ask: "Is anyone here under 60?" The question now is: "Is anyone here over 30?"
"Don't trust anyone over 30." - Jack Weinberg, 1964
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