Author Archives: Richard Moser

About Richard Moser

Richard Moser has 40 years experience as an organizer and activist in the labor, student, peace, and community movements. Moser is author of "New Winter Soldiers: GI and Veteran Dissent During the Vietnam Era," and co-editor with Van Gosse of "The World the Sixties Made: Politics and Culture in Recent America." Moser lives in Colorado.

Radical White Workers During the Last Revolution

Fifth in the series: Organize the White Working Class! White Working Class Organizing in the ‘60s and ‘70s “Poor whites are here today…to make ourselves visible to a society whose continued existence depends on the denial of our existence. We … Continue reading

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Trump, Empire and Our Long Retreat to Tyranny

This article also appeared in Counterpunch. There has been a lot of worry about the Constitution and basic democratic rights since Trump’s election. And worry we should. But, Trump did not fall from the sky, he is a product of … Continue reading

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Strategy Begins by Reclaiming the Discourse on White Privilege

Fourth in the series: Organize the White Working Class! Reclaim The Discourse on White Privilege White privilege, an indispensable tool for teaching white people how we had been blinded and bribed into becoming the tools and fools of the elites, … Continue reading

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On Leverage*

Originally posted on Revolt Against Plutocracy:
#leverage Revolt Against Plutocracy’s trans-partisan, inside/outside strategy of electoral revolt against the establishment will remain active to let Democrats know in all national elections, we are #ProgressiveOrBust. Party affiliation is of secondary consideration, a…

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White Privilege

  Third in the series: Organize the White Working Class! White Skin Privilege Writing for the John Brown Commemoration Committee in 1965,  Theodore Allen innovated the discourse on “white skin privilege.” In 1967 he co-authored “White Blindspot” and in 1969 published … Continue reading

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Ted Allen and The Invention of the White Race

Second in the series: Organize the White Working Class! Ted Allen  There is no better place to start organizing than with political strategy inspired by Theodore W. Allen’s classic book: The Invention the White Race: Volume I Racial Oppression and … Continue reading

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Organize the White Working Class!

First in the series: Organize the White Working Class! “ . . . their (the poor “whites”) own position, vis-a-vis the rich and powerful . . . was not improved, but weakened, by the white-skin privilege system.”– Theodore W. Allen, Class … Continue reading

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