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On Pivoting: Ideas on Organizing During a Trump Administration

I’m defining a “strategic pivot” as a change in organizing strategies or tactics to ensure a community’s survival or to increase the impact or reach of its political vision. 1,581 more words

Activism

Dear Van Jones: We Need a Dream Party as well as a Love Army

When I first heard Van Jones call for the widespread mobilization of a Love Army to stand against Trump’s legions of haters, I was taken aback by the juxtaposition of Love, the life-giving force of pure positive energy in the universe, with Army—a hierarchical human structure organized in the service of war, death and destruction. 1,293 more words

Alternative Futures

Burston School Strike: 1914-1939

Photo: Tom and Annie Higdon in 1938.
The Burston Strike School was at the centre of the longest running strike in British history, between 1914 and 1939. 231 more words
HISTORY

Mazin Qumsiyeh | Action in Politics, Israel/Palestine

 “Israel’s official position is that this is not an area under
belligerent occupation . Go onto the Foreign Ministry’s websites and you’ll see.

“We did not accept the Geneva Convention, 412 more words

Human Rights

Today We Launch the Injustice Boycott in Standing Rock, San Francisco, and New York City

 An organized resistance, driven by local people and activists, supported by passionate believers all over the country and around the world.   

By Shaun King  Medium… 1,858 more words
Activism

Sara Thompsen sings Water is Life in honor of Standing Rock

“We are the river, and the river is us. We have no choice but to stand up.”
— LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, Founder of the Sacred Stone Camp   
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Activism

"The Luddites".

IN the early months of 1811 the first threatening letters from General Ned Ludd and the Army of Redressers, were sent to employers in Nottingham. Workers, upset by wage reductions and the use of unapprenticed workmen, began to break into factories at night to destroy the new machines that the employers were using. 516 more words
PEOPLE