Political Advocacy
epub |eng | | Author:Alison Dahl Crossley

Charlotte spoke spiritedly of how prior to 1970s feminist organizing, women were “at the mercy of men.” She noted that feminism not only allowed women to have control over their ...
( Category: Political Advocacy May 26,2017 )
epub |eng | | Author:Steve Crawshaw [Crawshaw, Steve]

Cropdusting a plantation in Nicaragua – as seen in the documentary Bananas!*, about pesticides and health. SITTING IT OUT ‘Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.’ ELIE WIESEL The war ...
( Category: Political Advocacy May 22,2017 )
epub |eng | 2016-10-24 | Author:Becky Bond

Don’t Let the Perfect Be the Enemy of the Big • becky • If you want to be perfect, your reach will be limited by your budget. To go big ...
( Category: Human Rights May 1,2017 )
epub |eng | 2011-04-05 | Author:Carne Ross

Though it is rarely mentioned, even in the histories of that period, the Spanish civil war saw a moment, tragically brief, of real existing anarchism. In the area of Spain ...
( Category: Civics & Citizenship April 6,2017 )
epub |eng | 2016-03-14 | Author:Micah White [White, Micah]

Strategic Insight The Ghost Dance is a crucial example for activists to consider. It validates voluntarism and theurgism. Protest does not need to directly challenge power in order to be ...
( Category: Political Advocacy January 15,2017 )
epub |eng | 2016-09-13 | Author:Jane F. McAlevey [McAlevey, Jane F.]

The old guard were Shankerites, basically unrepentant business unionists who thought that contracts were tough sometimes but we could win them by having a big hand on the table and ...
( Category: Labor & Industrial Relations November 21,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Bernie Sanders

MAKING IT EASIER FOR WORKERS TO JOIN UNIONS To rebuild the middle class, we must make it easier, not harder, for workers to join unions. The benefits of joining a ...
( Category: Elections November 17,2016 )
epub |eng | 2015-06-11 | Author:Manuel Castells

OCCUPY WALL STREET: HARVESTING THE SALT OF THE EARTH THE OUTRAGE, THE THUNDER, THE SPARK There was outrage in the air. At first, suddenly, the real estate market plunged. Hundreds ...
( Category: Specific Topics in Politics & Government November 15,2016 )
epub |eng | 2015-08-31 | Author:Robert Jensen

Fire To me, the essence of my home state of North Dakota is hard red spring wheat. Although I didn’t grow up on a farm, during my high school years ...
( Category: Political Advocacy November 11,2016 )
epub |eng | 2016-10-26 | Author:Duncan Green [Green, Duncan]

7 How the International System Shapes Change ‘Shame!’ roared the bearded activist, pointing an accusing finger as, uncomfortably besuited, I wended my way through the police lines. Attending an international ...
( Category: Human Rights November 10,2016 )
epub |eng | 2016-07-14 | Author:Sarah Jaffe

IT HAS ONLY BEEN RELATIVELY RECENTLY THAT ABORTION AND GAY rights were assumed to be the major concerns of people of faith. For much of US history, when politicians took ...
( Category: Human Rights September 5,2016 )
epub |eng | 2016-05-17 | Author:Sean Wilentz [Wilentz, Sean]

FOR MANY YEARS, the literary scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., has been vigorously expanding and institutionalizing the study of African American literature and history, bringing to light forgotten but important ...
( Category: Political Advocacy July 4,2016 )
epub |eng | 2015-11-14 | Author:Greg Jobin-Leeds

Others have echoed Saavedra. Many of the Washington, D.C.–based immigrant rights organizations thought they had a friend in the White House with Obama and were trying to play the inside ...
( Category: Political Advocacy June 15,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Dauvergne, Peter, LeBaron, Genevieve

CHAPTER FIVE Institutionalizing Activism The brand of a nonprofit organization can be worth billions of dollars. Amnesty International has one the world’s most trusted brands. So does WWF. In Europe, ...
( Category: Political Advocacy May 30,2016 )
epub |eng | 2015-12-23 | Author:Engler, Mark; Engler, Paul

“I don’t think I got any sleep for three weeks,” Offner recalls, reflecting on the sit-in. “I don’t think any of the organizers did.” But, in a way, it was ...
( Category: Political Advocacy May 10,2016 )

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