Category Archives: Electoral Strategy for 2016

The Democrats Must Attack Democracy to Serve the Corporate Power

This article also appeared in Counterpunch Insatiable You might think that pervasive election fraud, the conversion of mass media into propaganda, and the already insignificant role that everyday people play in federal government would be enough to satisfy the elite’s … Continue reading

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Grassroots Rap for Jill Stein

  We grow from the grassroots! Let’s help each other send Jill Stein to the White House. It’s in our hands! The following is a one minute script for face-to face organizing. I am a local activist and this is … Continue reading

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Clinton and Trump. Fear and Fascism. Part two

Clinton and Trump. Fear and Fascism. Part Two. Read Part One Full Frontal Fascism Trump has returned a deep and frightening bigotry to the public discourse of the so-called center. Hatred has a long history in the US and, while … Continue reading

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Universal Values are Revolutionary Values

Third in the Series: How Do We Organize a Hundred Million? Also find this at PopularResistance and CounterPunch. Universal Values Are Revolutionary Values If we want to organize a hundred million, we must not only go where people live and … Continue reading

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Learn From the Bern

Second post in the series: How Do We Organize A Hundred Million?  Learn from the Bern: Learn the Inside/Outside Strategy The inside/outside strategy is a way to learn as events unfold. It is important that we learn from, work with, … Continue reading

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Social Movement Unionism: Right Here! Right Now!

Dedicated to the Chicago Teachers Union and teacher activists everywhere. Seventh in the Series: On Organizing.  See What is Social Movement Unionism? for the first part of this post including the Battle for Seattle, Occupy and the Great American Boycott. Right … Continue reading

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Planning and Opportunity

Forth in the series: On Organizing   Planning and Opportunity The vast majority of movement work today is reactive. In part that is a result of the defensive posture of the labor and social movements but it is also a … Continue reading

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