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The Young Patriots, The Original Rainbow Coalition and Rising Up Angry

Seventh in the Series: Organize the White Working Class! Young Patriots* In the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, the social movements crossed over into revolutionary territory. The victories and the failures of the civil rights movement, the intensification of the … Continue reading

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Jobs or Income Now!: JOIN and White Working Class Leadership

Sixth in the Series: Organize the White Working Class! Yes, that is Harry Belafonte visiting JOIN in 1965. Peggy Terry is on far right. JOIN and Emergence of White Working Class Leadership. Jobs or Income Now (JOIN) was a Chicago … 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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A New Revolutionary Strategy

Seventh in a series of  ten posts on MLK. The Revolution in Revolutionary Strategy “The way of acquiescence leads to moral and spiritual suicide. The way of violence leads to bitterness in the survivors and brutality in the destroyers. But, … Continue reading

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Non-Violence as Strategy: Love as Politics

Second in a series of ten posts on the strategies of MLK. Nonviolent Strategy Nonviolent direct action seeks to create such a crisis and establish such creative tension that a community that has constantly refused to negotiate is forced to … Continue reading

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