By Arun Gupta (March 25, 2016) I asked dozens of activists and organizers what tangible movement building is coming out the Bernie Sanders campaign. Here’s what I found. The last half of the article will be of interest to many as it examines different responses from organized socialists. It’s a mixed bag at best.
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Roy Bennett and the Liberation of the Corvallis Weekly Guild, 1973 by Tom Motko (March 21, 2016)
By Arun Gupta (February 26, 2016) Bernie Sanders supporters are understandably frustrated about the 2016 primary. He essentially tied Hillary Clinton in Iowa, trounced her in New Hampshire, and gave her a scare in Nevada. But the narrative is Clinton has “cleared the road,” is “back on track,” and “inevitable” again to win the Democratic Party presidential nomination.
Why the Coming Supreme Court Decision Might Not Be The End of the World for Teachers’ Unions and Labor
By Mark Naison (February 2, 2016) The coming Supreme Court decision elminating mandatory dues check off by public employees unions will create a crisis in the labor movement- especially for the big national teachers’ unions- but it need not destroy them.
December 9, 2015 Two Anarres Project contributors reflect on what needs to be done today to respond to a fearful social environment.
By Chris Crass (November 11, 2015) Notes to a white student who wants to get involved in growing racial justice movements on campuses around the country, but is nervous, scared and confused
The first event in the “Radical Visions towards Another Politics” Series was a discussion on Revolutionary Unions and the Abolition of Wage Slavery hosted by the Corvallis Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.).
By Chris Crass (July 22, 2015) 1. Know that dealing with people talking badly about you, dealing with the heartache of movement building, feeling despair – these are all part of the process of being an effective activist/organizer for liberation.
Kristina Gonzales teaches at the Bernalillo County Juvenile Detention Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
John Lindsay-Poland has been active in movements for Latin American human rights and solidarity and demilitarization of US policy. He currently coordinates the Wage Peace program in San Francisco of the American Friends Service Committee, an organization founded in 1917 that promotes peace and non-violence. He resides in Oakland, California.
By Joseph Orosco A few weeks ago, I listened to Walidah Imarisha and Gabriel Teodros share their writing from the new speculative fiction collection Octavia’s Brood. They both spoke about using science fiction as a vehicle for sparking the imagination to think about liberation and a socially just future. During the Q & A, someone asked whether or not their…