Stewart Acuff

Aug 15

Changing Lives, Changing America

We need a huge movement in America to reclaim democracy and make our economy work for everyone. But building movements means changing minds, hearts, and lives. As a way to do that, the Tennessee labor movement

Jul 31

Santa Fe hospital union offers to forgo bonuses for more staffing

By Jackie Jadrnak / Journal North Reporter PUBLISHED: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 4:08 pm Union members have offered to forgo some 4 percentage points of a potential three-year, 9 percent pay increase if Christus St.

Jul 15

Germany: Highlights From the Winners’ Playbook

By Stewart Acuff and Elizabeth Arnold I’ll admit I caught World Cup fever. Today I woke up early and braved the crowd at Brandenburg Gate in hopes of a glimpse of the German team upon their

Jun 13

The Way Home

Proud to say that my poem “The Way Home” just got published in Political Affairs. Is it the steel on steel Or the imperfections Of steel rails laid on wooden ties That create the rockin’ all night long From

Nov 21

Strong Brown Oaks

The road dog Rollin’ down I-85 Atlanta bound Through North Carolina November now Maple leaves gorgeous red Oak leaves brown Some would say dull But oaks proud, tall in their dull strength Oaks the strongest trees in these Or any other woods These woods made

Nov 18
Thom Hartmann’s Big Picture Rumble & The TPPPlay

Thom Hartmann’s Big Picture Rumble & The TPP

Wow, what a night!! Friday night I was on Thom Hartmann‘s great television show as a member of a panel to discuss several topics. Check out the video above. My segment on The Big

Nov 14

Leavin’ Atlanta

As I write this it is 6 am and I’m preparing to leave home again. Leavin’ home has gotta be one of the most constant of constants in a traveler’s life. It ain’t Washington, DC

Nov 5

Is ALEC GUILTY of Racketeering?

Over the last two weeks I’ve written a couple of columns about ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, their activities, and the effects they are having on our people and our country. When my second

Nov 4

Fightin’ this Fight

In my country ’tis of thee Today’s Klansmen we see Without hoods or crosses Only polo shirts and khakis Representing the Republican Party Talking about black people who want Government to give them everything And why should they be able to

Nov 1

Why I vote Democratic and Tend to Support Democrats

The US political world changed dramatically when Franklin Roosevelt was first elected President in 1932 and began an intense and intensive struggle to lift the country out of the Great Depression, allow the labor

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