One of the most important things to anyone new to organizing...
Patience IS a REQUIREMENT!
Nothing happens overnight, it takes time and sometimes years and compromise to get the change we need!
Organizing is not easy, it will frustrate and piss you off, but we keep at it!
Not going to leave yet, but really do think that we need to move away from relying on social media and get back to blog posts and interconnecting the discussions that way.
I do wonder if this is a challenge in terms of communication, but when an email has a separate topic to a group wouldnt it make more sense to create a new email thread for a new topic... just saying getting lost in emails on what was suggested where
The rise and fall of Local 8 of the IWW, a predominantly Black but integrated union, is the subject of Peter Cole’s gripping Wobblies on the Waterfront. He follows this remarkable union from its total shutdown of the waterfront in a 1913... #wobblies #IWW https://solidarity-us.org/philadelphia-wobblies/
From day one of the strike, huge majorities of teachers showed up at their schools every morning to hold the picket lines, together with parents and students. #UTLAStrike https://solidarity-us.org/l-a-teachers-win-big-and-beat-back-privatizers/
“Five hundred CTU members in the Acero charter network struck for a week in December... Teachers in Denver, Colorado, voted 93 percent to authorize a strike...”
Roots of the Far Right... Pasokization... Rising Dangers... Shutting Down Democracy... Strategic Debates...
The AWC fight is to stop the plant closings, first of all, but also to convert the industry away from its unsustainable reliance on cars and trucks. Here’s the Autoworker Caravan for the 2019 International Auto Show.
#autoshow #UAW #1u
Los Angeles Teachers Strike to Defend Public Schools from the Privatizers #RedForEd#Red4Ed #UTLAStrike http://labornotes.org/2019/01/los-angeles-teachers-strike-defend-public-schools-privatizers via @firstname.lastname@example.org
These closings are despite enormous tax breaks GM has received and will continue to receive. In Detroit there was the destruction of an entire community through the use of eminent domain when they built the now-to-be-closed plant. #ShameOnGM #GMWorkers
“The City of Miami has adopted a resolution residents hope will help curb climate gentrification, the phenomenon where as sea levels rise the wealthy displace low-income residents as they relocate from their once desirable coastal locations.”
The Google Walkout: An International Working-Class Movement #googlewalkout https://solidarity-us.org/the-google-walkout-an-international-working-class-movement/
“How is the left after this battle? Parties, movements, Fernando Haddad himself?”
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