“Free trade is not free if you’re a working person.” – an excerpt from Getting America Back to Work, coauthored by Dr. Richard Levins and Stewart Acuff. Stewart Acuff is America’s best-known and foremost labor organizer.
“You see, Dr. King understood that it is organizing that makes us most human. He knew that when we use our social nature to lift each other up, we express our full humanity. We
This is cross-posted from DoGoodBiz Press Associates, Inc. (PAI) — 3/12/2010 REVIEW: NEW EASY-TO-READ BOOK COVERS ECONOMIC CHAOS, PUTS FORTH SOLUTIONS By Mark Gruenberg PAI Staff Writer WASHINGTON (PAI)–Your job is endangered. Your pension is gone. Your
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
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,
Written by Stewart Acuff I sit high on the bluffs of this river I love so much and watch it makes its way South I love this river, always have Its slow, majestic, powerful, constant journey South I
“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
This interview is cross-posted at The Union Advocate More Than A Memoir: Acuff’s new book defends the ‘absolute necessity’ of organizing In his new book, Playing Bigger Than You Are: A Life in Organizing, Stewart Acuff looks back
Strikes, “can be a terrifying for workers. Most of us in America live paycheck to paycheck. During a strike there is no paycheck and no certainty that the next check will come. Furthermore, many
Written by Stewart Acuff it ain’t s’posed to be easy, man, You know that Easy get you nowhere good Things break and hurt Your heart, your will, your body Watch the brother in his checked pants goin’ to wash dishes.
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