Tag Archives: Movement Strategy

White Privilege

  Third in the series: Organize the White Working Class! Also in Counterpunch. White Skin Privilege White privilege is a thing. It’s just not the same thing the corporate Democrats use to boss us around with.  The concept of white privilege … Continue reading

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Ted Allen and The Invention of the White Race

Second in the series: Organize the White Working Class! This article also appeared in CounterPunch. 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 … Continue reading

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No Ban! No Wall! No War?

This article also appeared in Counterpunch No Ban! No Wall! No War? As I watched the corporate news on demonstrations against Trump’s travel ban, I was struck by the fact that on-going wars in the Middle East were not mentioned. … Continue reading

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Standing Rock: Challenge to the Establishment, School for the Social Movements

This article also appeared in Counterpunch Standing Rock: Challenge to the Establishment, School for the Social Movements.  Opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline began in October 2014. Young warriors of the Standing Rock Sioux established the Sacred Stone Camp in … Continue reading

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Dumbass Democrats

  This article also appeared in CounterPunch Dumbass Democrats Congratulations, you played yourself! Ok, this is rant from my working-class heart, but it is due time for a rant. Well, who the hell are the Democrats going to blame now? … Continue reading

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Do We Vote for the “Lesser of Two Evils” or to “Recapture the Revolutionary Spirit.”

“The future of the deep structural changes we seek will not be found in the decaying political machines.” – Martin Luther King* The scale of our problems are far too great. There is far too much at stake. The problems we … Continue reading

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Letter to My Nephew: On Power, Privilege and Passage

Letter to My Nephew: On Power, Privilege, and Passage This article also appeared in CounterPunch. I wish I could tell you that the road ahead was going to offer clear choices, or change without risk, but that is highly unlikely. … Continue reading

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Elevating Trump

  This article also appeared in Counterpunch Elevating Trump The new evidence provided by Wikileaks Podesta files makes a convincing case that the Clinton team wanted extreme Republicans as the best possible opponents. They wanted not rational discourse but exactly … Continue reading

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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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