Stewart Acuff

May 27

Work Related Fracking Deaths Way Up

The American federation of unions, the AFL-CIO just released their annual report on workplace safety and fracking deaths are on the rise. Deaths rose by 23 percent just in 2012 alone. The climb in

Nov 8

Heading to Atlanta!

As I wake this morning I’m very excited to be headed back to Atlanta for several days of book events, speeches, radio, and meetings. Tonight I will do a private book reading and selling with

Oct 30

Why You Should Care about the Trans-Pacific Partnership

A longtime friend going back to high school who is also a reader of my blog asked me to weigh in on the negotiations of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, another bad trade deal that will

Jul 8

Supreme Court Scrutiny of ‘Neutrality’ Pacts Could Be Another Blow to Unions

This blog was written by Bruce Vail, and republished from In These Times with permission. The U.S. Supreme Court announced this week that it will accept a case for review next year on the use of

Jun 7

Mobilizing for Victory

Next week I will speak at the National Organization of Legal Services Workers, a national affiliate of the UAW. I will also conduct workshops on mobilization, power, and victory. It is all incredibly exciting to

Mar 21

The Future of the American Labor Movement (Part 3)

This is the third of a series of blogs written by Stewart Acuff titled The Future of the American Labor Movement. You can read the Part 1 by CLICKING HERE and Part 2 by CLICKING HERE. Welcoming

Jun 14

Dr. Richard Levins and Stewart Acuff: “When Federal tax rates get cut, the middle class struggles.”

“Our Federal income tax system protects the super-rich on an increasingly grand scale. The current maximum federal income tax rate is 35%. Most of the very rich pay a lower rate on much of

May 29

Stewart Acuff on Workers Independent News talking Playing Bigger Than You Are, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Stewart Acuff has spent 35 years in the labor movement working for economic and social justice for working people, In his new book Playing Bigger Than You Are: A Life in Organizing he shares

May 28

Stewart Acuff’s Playing Bigger Than You Are and Reasons for Hope written by Dr. Richard Levins

This is cross-posted from Levins Publishing. Written by Dr. Richard Levins Why would anyone working person be hopeful in these bleak times for politics and the economy? I sometimes have a tough time with that question,

May 24

An excerpt from Stewart Acuff’s new book Playing Bigger Than You Are: A Life in Organizing.

“Everything from America’s independence to the destruction of slavery to the struggle of women for the right to vote to the end of legalized segregation to the creation of today’s labor movement has happened

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