By Coffee with Comrades
May 19th, 2020
This week, Pearson got to sit down for a whirlwind conversation with scott crow, anarchist, author, purveyor of fine records, and long-time community-organizer. We chat about scott’s radicalization, compassionate self-critique, the shortcomings of mass movement-centric forms of organizing, media and perception, and so much more.
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- Intro: “I Ain’t Got No Home in this World” by Woody Guthrie
- Interlude: “Ideas of Collective Liberation” by World is Our Country & scott crow
- Outro: “Strip Mall Church” by Televangel & scott crow
scott crow is an Austin, TX–based anarchist community organizer, writer, and trainer who began working on anti-apartheid, international political prisoner and animal rights issues in the mid-1980s. He is the co-founder and co-organizer of several social justice groups and education projects throughout Texas and the South including Common Ground Collective (with Malik Rahim), Radical Encuentro Camp, UPROAR (United People Resisting Oppression and Racism), Dirty South Earth First!, and North Texas Coalition for a Just Peace. He has trained and organized for Greenpeace, Ruckus Society, Rainforest Action Network, ACORN, Forest Ethics, and Ralph Nader, and many smaller grassroots groups. He is currently collaborating on sustainable, democratic, economic mutual aid projects within Austin.