Stewart Acuff

Oct 4
Playing Bigger Than You Are - A Life in Organizing

New Book Review of PBTYA in The Labor Studies Journal!

A new book review of Stewart Acuff’s book Playing Bigger Than You Are: A Life in Organizing will appear in the June issue, Vol. [38], No. [2] of The Labor Studies Journal! Reviewed by Eric

Jun 18

Exciting Midwestern Book Tour Coming in July

If you live in the Upper Midwest, please try to get in on my July book tour. I have a couple of gigs lined up in the Lansing area of Michigan and in Champaign,

Jan 7

Playing Bigger Than You Are on Stuart Elliottt’s “My Books of 2012″ List!

I am honored to have my book Playing Bigger Than You Are: A Life in Organizing featured on Stuart Elliott’s “My Books of 2012″ List! Stuart Elliott calls Playing Bigger Than You Are: A Life in

Jan 4

Union Work and Activism is Holy Work.

“Congress is reprehensible. John Boehner should definitely be ashamed of himself,”said Monica Byrne, small business owner devastated by superstorm Sandy. After Northeast Republican Members of Congress spent two days pouring scorn on Boehner for

Dec 14

Economic Patriotism: Our Gov’t Needs to PUT US TO WORK!

With 35 years of stagnant wages, healthcare take-backs, and pension cuts, working families and the American economy are suffering. As economics professor Dr. Richard Levins and I write in our first book, Getting America

Dec 13

Our Battle for Freedom and Justice

The Rightwing Radicals of the Republican Party passed right-to-work in Michigan, home of the UAW and the first successful sitdown strike in Flint in our nation’s history. When that governor threatened to send in

Dec 7

Sheldon Adelson Being Held Accountable

Expenditures on this election totaled over $2 billion. Can you imagine what good we could do with that if it weren’t thrown away on 30 second cheesy tv ads? One good result is that

Dec 7

We MUST Reduce Our Awful Inequality

In our commitment to reduce the obscene, ugly, and dangerous inequality in our society, we have to look at tax policy – who pays what and who is able to hide their money and unpatriotically

Nov 30

The American People Demand No Cuts to Social. Security, Medicare, and Medicaid!

The movement we’ve been talking about is building, and Democrats better be listening. We are flooding Capitol phone lines with calls to demand that the Congress and the President protect Social Security, Medicare, and

Nov 27

We Must Organize and Defeat the Awful Power of Money

One of the most important lessons we’ve learned over the last four years is that we cannot sit on our political laurels, that we must vigorously pursue public policy goals. Neither President Obama nor

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