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Jackson rising : the struggle for economic democracy and Black self-determination in Jackson, Mississippi

Author: Kali Akuno; Ajamu Nangwaya; Cooperation Jackson (Project),
Publisher: [Montreal, Québec] : Daraja Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Jackson Rising: The Struggle for Economic Democracy and Black Self-Determination in Jackson, Mississippi, is a chronicle of one of the most dynamic experiments in radical social transformation in the United States. The book documents the ongoing organizing and institution building of the political forces concentrated in Jackson, Mississippi dedicated to advancing the "Jackson-Kush Plan." Jackson Rising documents  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Jackson rising.
(CaOONL)20179010913
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kali Akuno; Ajamu Nangwaya; Cooperation Jackson (Project),
ISBN: 9780995347458 099534745X 9780995347465 0995347468
OCLC Number: 1018096733
Description: xv, 296 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I. Groundings. Build and fight: the program and strategy of Cooperation Jackson / Kali Akuno --
Toward economic democracy, labor self-management and self-determination / Kali Akuno & Ajamu Nangwaya. Part II. Emergence. The new southern strategy: the politics of self-determination in the South / Kamau Franklin --
The Jackson-Kush Plan: the struggle for Black self-determination and economic democracy / Kali Akuno --
People's Assembly overview: the Jackson People's Assembly model / Kali Akuno for the New Afrikan People's Organization and the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement --
The Jackson Rising statement: building the city of future today / Kali Akuno for the Mayoral Administration of Chokwe Lumumba --
Seek ye first the worker self-management kingdom: toward the solidarity economy of Jackson, MS / Ajamu Nangwaya. Part III. Building substance. Free the land: an interview with Chokwe Lumumba / Bhaskar Sunkara --
Jackson Rising: an electoral battle unleashes a merger of Black Power, the solidarity economy and wider democracy / Carl Davidson --
Jackson Rising: Black millionaires won't lift us up, but cooperation and the solidarity economy will / Bruce A. Dixon. Part IV. Critical examinations. Why the left should look to Jackson, Mississippi / Michael Siegel --
The Jackson-Kush Plan: the struggle for land and housing / Max Rameau --
The city as liberated zone: the promise of Jackson's People's Assemblies / Makani Themba-Nixon --
A long and strong history of southern roots / Jessica Gordon Nembhard --
The challenge of building urban cooperatives in the South / Elandria Williams and Jazmine Walker --
Coming full circle: the intersection of gender justice and the solidarity economy / Sacajawea ("Saki") Hall interviewed by Thandisizwe Chimurenga. Part V. Going forward. After death of radical mayor, Mississippi's capital wrestles with his economic vision / Laura Flanders --
The Jackson Just Transition plan: a vision to make Jackson a "sustainable city" / Cooperation Jackson --
A green utopia in Mississippi? / Sara Bernard --
Casting shadows: Chokwe Lumumba and the struggle for racial justice and economic democracy in Jackson, Mississippi / Kali Akuno --
The socialist experiment: a new-society vision in Jackson, Mississippi / Katie Gilbert. Part VI. Afterword. Home isn't always where the hatred is: there is hope in Mississippi / Ajamu Baraka --
Resist and fight! / Hakima Abbas.
Other Titles: Struggle for economic democracy and Black self-determination in Jackson, Mississippi
Responsibility: [edited by] Kali Akuno and Ajamu Nangwaya, Cooperation Jackson.

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"Jackson Rising: The Struggle for Economic Democracy and Black Self-Determination in Jackson, Mississippi, is a chronicle of one of the most dynamic experiments in radical social transformation in the United States. The book documents the ongoing organizing and institution building of the political forces concentrated in Jackson, Mississippi dedicated to advancing the "Jackson-Kush Plan." Jackson Rising documents the history of this movement, its contributions towards the radical transformation of the United States, and its political implications for social movements throughout the United States, the global South and the world"--

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