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