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Marxism 101 – Summer Cohort 2024

April 10, 2024

MARXISM 101 – Introduction to Marxist Theory and Practice Have you ever felt that Marxist theory was a kind of secret knowledge? Have you read, talked with, listened to Marxist thinkers but never studied Marx’s ideas for yourself? This course will introduce you to key writings by Marx and other revolutionary theorists, help ground you in Marxism as a set of tools for making change, and briefly explore how Marxists have waged anticapitalist, anticolonial, and antiracist struggles throughout the world.
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Marxism 101 Spring Faculty Announcement

February 28, 2024

We’re excited to announce our guest lecturers for our Spring Cohort of Marxism 101! CPE’s first 2024 Spring Cohort of Marxism 101 will include guest lecturers with both long and recent histories of supporting CPE’s political education programming, including Marxism 101.
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Weekly PSAs (Palestinian Solidarity Announcements)

February 14, 2024

As a mass movement works tirelessly to end the genocide in Gaza, CPE, Arab Resource & Organizing Center, Bay Resistance and the Anti-Police Terror Project are hosting weekly “PSAs”–Palestine Solidarity Announcements. These calls are a space to provide weekly updates on what’s happening in Palestine, the most recent calls to action, and ways organizers, activists and other community members can join the ongoing solidarity work for Palestine in the Bay Area and beyond.
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Marxism 101 – Spring 2024 Cohort

February 13, 2024

MARXISM 101 – Introduction to Marxist Theory and Practice Have you ever felt that Marxist theory was a kind of secret knowledge? Have you read, talked with, listened to Marxist thinkers but never studied Marx’s ideas for yourself? This course will introduce you to key writings by Marx and other revolutionary theorists, help ground you in Marxism as a set of tools for making change, and briefly explore how Marxists have waged anticapitalist, anticolonial, and antiracist struggles throughout the world.
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Marxism 101 Application Form (2023)

July 31, 2023

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MARXISM 101 – introduction to Marxist theory and practice Why are people still debating Karl Marx’s thought?  Why do so many social justice movements around the world draw from his work? A philosopher, economist, and activist, Karl Marx changed history. His ideas have driven some of the most momentous political struggles against capitalism, racism, and imperialism the world has ever seen.
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JOB OPENING: CO-DIRECTOR

July 10, 2023

Center for Political Education seeks a co-director to lead our political education work and manage the day-to-day operations of the organization. The new co-director will work collaboratively with CPE’s current co-director and under the advisement of our community advisors. A complete job description can be found here.
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NEW CPE STUDY HALLS!

April 28, 2021

We have a new set of CPE Study Halls on our YouTube channel, including conversations with Josh MacPhee and Melanie Cervantes; Ejeris Dixon and Che-Johnson-Long; and Emily K. Hobson and Dan Berger.   CPE Study Hall: Celebrate People’s History with Josh MacPhee and Melanie Cervantes Check out this segment where we talk with Josh MacPhee and Melanie Cervantes of justseeds about the new edition of Celebrate People’s History, which includes over 275 artists, writers, and organizations from around the globe paying tribute to revolution, racial justice, women’s rights, queer liberation, labor struggles, and creative activism and organizing.
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