Category Archives: union organzing

Conclusion to the Series “On Organizing:” Evolution to Revolution

Last in the series: On Organizing History Has Not Come To An End The series “On Organzing” aims to help us learn from the challenging and confusing dialectical tension that is every organizers terrain and trouble.  Among the most productive … 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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Labor and the Cold War: The Epic Fail

Fifth in the series: The Principles of Organzing     Cold War Liberalism During the Cold War, Labor unions violated their own sacred principle of solidarity by joining with imperial elites and corporate interests to weaken militant trade unionism abroad … Continue reading

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