Stewart Acuff

Apr 9

GOP States are the Real Takers

Ben Hallman wrote on Huffington Post that some of the states that have embraced the extreme right-wing agenda against domestic government spending are those which get the most from federal spending. Contradicting the stupid

Jul 23

Building Worker Power

Power is how you get things done. It is intrinsically neither good nor bad, positive nor negative. Power can be used for good or ill, to corrupt or lift up. It happens that the Financial

Nov 14

PBTYA and San Francisco

I am so excited about the release of Playing Bigger Than You Are: A Life in Organizing as an e-book thanks to my friend and mentor Stephen Windwalker. Today you can get the e-book

Nov 6

Republican Disrespect for Voters of Color

If you need any extra shot of inspiration or determination, reports are already coming in from Florida of Republican shenanigans. Long lines, monkey business with ballots, total disrespect for voters of color. That Republican disrespect

Oct 26

Rape is an Instrument of War

There is no better reason for government to not involve itself in decisions women make about their own bodies, health, and psyche than this horrible and sickening and hypocritical and blasphemous discussion the entire

Oct 22

47 percent

47 percent of us All of us on this bus Momma and Dad and Sister Julia – with Kushing’s Syndrome – that took her to Mayo’s Before it killed her and took part of all Our souls And just me

Oct 19

Mitt Romney: Troubling Traits for a Presidential Candidate

I recently read an article about how Mitt Romney was in a terrible car accident in France, and tragically killed a passenger. Ann Romney just had the nerve to joke about it on The

Oct 18

Elections, Extortion, and the Economy

Firms and corporations are sitting on record amounts of unspent and non-invested cash. More and more corporate leaders are illegally threatening their employees to get them to vote for Romney. The financial elite has said very

Oct 18

Romney the Bully, where I come from it’s called White Male Privilege

Where I come from in West Tennessee and the Bootheel of Missouri, what Romney did during the last debate was bullying and attempted intimidation, but it was really White Male Privilege. It’s found most

Oct 10

Polls Fluid in Wake of First Debate, Turnout Still Key to Victory

At the first Presidential debate this year, Mitt Romney showed up as his well-known, flip flop self. It puzzles me that Romney is getting a pass from the media and the Obama Campaign for

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