Cooperation Jackson is one of the most interesting Municipalist extitutions (self-organised political assemblies designed to maintain a balance between prefigurative politics and their institutional counterparts) on the scene. Here is the press release for their new book, co-written by Kali Akuno and Ajamu Nangwaya, which chronicles their history, struggles and those of their hometown of Jackson, Mississippi.
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.
All proceeds from book sales support Cooperation Jackson’s general fund.