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Blogging has been sparse because I’ve been doing real traveling away from Mexico City for the last week. And I, uh, have an interesting story to tell there. But until I get time for that, this important story on organizing campaign workers came out and I was very happy to be quoted in it. I […]
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Real organizing is very hard. There’s lots of talk on the left about organizing but most of it is just that. And talking is not organizing. Actually mobilizing people to take power for themselves is not something that comes naturally for most humans. It takes almost herculean self-sacrifice to do it effectively; moreover, for those […]

Vox’s Mr. Block

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On November 19, 2017

Mr. Block was a cartoon run in Industrial Workers of the World newspapers to depict a worker who was just too dumb and too suckered by the employer propaganda to join the union. Last week, Vox employe

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Shaun Richman asks a fundamental question: When the hell did the federal government get bolder than most labor unions about asserting the legal rights of workers? On Monday, in a 3-1 ruling, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) reversed a Bush the Younger-era precedent that gave employers a say over whether temporary and subcontracted workers […]

Quality Reviewing

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On May 4, 2016

The best book reviews are as much about the review author as the book being reviewed while at the same time being fair to the book. That’s what I strive for when I review, although probably with

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