The Power of Organizing

With a dash of gumption and a sharp sense of old-time labor outrage, the “un-organizable” are organizing. Then, with no phony hang-ups about protecting “our turf,” these young insurgent groups recognized the obvious: By teaming up, they could, in their words, “leverage power and resources that would otherwise be impossible with one sector or alliance on their own.” While that’s obvious, most progressive groups have seemed allergic to doing it, so there’s another lesson the young are teaching. Continue reading

Our Country’s Brutal Class Warfare — and Why It’s Ultimately So One-Sided

Chris Steele, Noam Chomsky Zuccotti Park Press http://www.zuccottiparkpress.com/ This is an excerpt from the just released second edition of Noam Chomsky’s “Occupy: Class War, Rebellion and Solidarity,” edited by Greg Ruggiero and published by Zuccotti Park Press.    An article that recently came out in … Continue reading