Transformative Organizing in the Age of Trump

January 05, 2017 By Eric Mann I begin with my punchline—the road to defeating Donald Trump is to confront the treachery of the Democratic Party, including that of President Obama and Hillary Clinton—that created the conditions for his election. It is the...

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Palestine—the Most Compelling Reason We Need a Sanders Victory and a Clinton Defeat in California

The California Democratic Primary is this Tuesday, June 7. Whatever “The Movement” means to you, if you care about human decency and international human rights we need a Sanders victory and a Clinton repudiation in California on June 7—and...

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The Strategy Center—Finally—Gets the Tanks and M-16s Out of the LA School System

Today, after 18 months of ferocious uphill organizing the Labor/Community Strategy Center reached an agreement with the Los Angeles Unified School District and the Los Angeles School Police Department. They agreed: To return all military grade weapons to the Department...

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Trumbo — Hollywood’s Anti-Communist Tribute to itself

Trumbo, produced and written by John McNamara and Bruce Cook and starring Bryan Cranston, is billed as a courageous defense of Dalton Trumbo, a well-meaning communist writer. According to the film, Trumbo was little more than a courageous democrat...

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Defend the President’s Climate Rules from Republican Attacks; Defend the Planet from President Obama and the Democrats

The Republican Senate just voted to reject plans by President Obama and the EPA to dramatically reduce emissions from coal power plants. This is reactionary politics. It is also political theater that plays right into the hands of the...

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Prelude to Paris: Four Tragic Tactics by President Obama and Four Climate Justice Proposals He Must Support

In December 2015 the world's governments will meet in Paris for a truly historic event -- the United Nations Framework Climate Change Conference. (UNFCCC). The objective of the conference is to protect Mother Earth from the assault of its...

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