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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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5% for Jill Stein Means More than 55% for Clinton or Trump

A Vote for Jill Stein is a Vote for Democracy A vote for Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate for President, is anything but a wasted vote because it’s a vote for democracy. In a land where democracy is lost, … 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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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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Transformation and Reconstruction: The Means and Measure of Revolutionary Change

  The fourth and final post in the series: How Do We Organize a Hundred Million?   Click to read One, Two, Three. Transformation and Reconstruction: the Means and Measure of Revolutionary Change To organize millions, the revolution has to … 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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How Do We Organize A Hundred Million?

First in a series: How Do We Organize a Hundred Million? How Do We Organize a Hundred Million? The strategic considerations discussed in this series of posts assumes that it will take a hundred million activist in the US and … Continue reading

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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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