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July 2019 Jacobin Reading Group Discussion

Date

July 13, 2019
11:00 am to 1:00 pm

Venue

Montlake Branch of Seattle Public Library
2401 24th Ave E
Seattle, WA 98112

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Jacobin Reading Group

We will be discussing the following articles for this month’s Jacobin Reading Group. Please read in advance and bring your questions/thoughts:

How to Solve the Housing Problem

Ryan Cooper/Peter Gowan

The size of the housing crisis can be daunting, but with a committed political movement and a little bit of state power, it can be confronted.

https://jacobinmag.com/2019/06/how-to-solve-the-housing-problem

The Zone Defence, by Samuel Stein

What we need isnā€™t exclusionary zoning, inclusionary zoning, upzoning, downzoning, a zoning freeze, or no zoning at all. We need an anticapitalist planning movement.

https://www.jacobinmag.com/2019/06/the-zone-defense