Stewart Acuff

Oct 1

The Legend: President Henry Nicholas

President Nicholas led the first strike of hospital workers in America–45 days in 1959 in New York citywide. He was so committed to victory he slept in the headquarters throughout the strike, showing his

Sep 30

Shadows of Liberty

A friend asked me to share information about Shadows of Liberty, a new documentary film. The film is on tour! I am especially excited about the screening in Iowa City this Sun, Oct 5th, 2014

Sep 30

Organizing Must Be Intensified

All of us union members and social, political, and environmental activists sometimes get tired. We grow weary in our central fight to save democracy in America, to grow our power to create a more

Sep 29

Henry Nicholas: A Story of Leadership, Vision, Courage & Compassion

President Henry Nicolas stands as an icon and a hero of America’s struggle for justice for the last 50 years. But it wasn’t always the case. Born on a cotton plantation in Mississippi, the son

Sep 25

Ex-Va. Governor McDonnell Convicted

When do you think we will ever learn? Former Virginia Governor Robert F. McDonnell, a supposed holy man of integrity, family values, and Godliness was convicted by a Virginia jury of 11 counts of

Sep 24

The Enigma of a Dismal Science

Economist Dr. Richard Levins, with whom I wrote my first book, Getting America Back to Work, says that economics is called the dismal science. I keep up with the thinking of all kinds of economists

Sep 23

Bank of America’s $16.65 Billion Mortgage Settlement

We just found out that a task force of state and federal prosecutors reached a settlement of $16.65 billion–that is a B– with Bank of America for their role in the financial meltdown of

Sep 22

Senator Bernie Sanders Speaks at 1199 – Part 4

The great Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont recently spoke at my union. This is part 4 of his speech. Here’s part 1, part 2, and part 3. Photo: Senator Sanders at the recent People’s Climate March in

Sep 22

Senator Bernie Sanders Speaks at 1199 – Part 3

“We are fighting for the working class of this country. That’s what we’re fighting for.” -Senator Bernie Sanders The great Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont recently spoke at my union. This is part 3 of

Sep 19

“Crusader for Justice” Senator Bernie Sanders Speaks at 1199 – Part 2

This is PART 2 of Senator Bernie Sander’s recent speech at 1199 NUHHCE union hall in Philly. CLICK HERE to view PART 1. Photo source:

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