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The Achilles Heel of the Gig Economy is that Workers Can’t Make Enough Money 11-17-2017

And, if You Make it Through the Mortgage Maze, then There’s Insurance 11-16-2017

In Detroit Neighborhoods, Housing is the Center of Every Conversation 11-15-2017

Detroit Paradox: People Who Need Houses and Houses that Need People 11-14-2017

No Pot of Gold at the End of Rainbow Realty in Indianapolis 11-13-2017

Anybody but Judge Roy Moore 11-12-2017

Healthcare and Taxes May Prove How Big a Political Issue Taking Things Away May Become 11-11-2017

The Affordable Care Act Needs to be Enforced by the IRS Now 11-09-2017

Facebook Could be a Powerful Organizing Recruitment Tool, If We Could Afford 11-08-2017

The City of the Future is Not a Technical Problem 11-07-2017

Draft Resisters as the Anti-War Freedom Riders 11-06-2017

The Toil of an Organizer Seems A Lot The Same Even 100 Years Ago 11-05-2017

Sheriff Trump and Frontier Justice 11-04-2017

Death and Taxes Now Will Depend on How Rich You Are 11-03-2017

Hey, Google, Weren’t Happy with Congress? Well, Meet ACORN! 11-02-2017

Generation Rent Unable to Break the Grip of Unregulated Financing 11-01-2017

Russians Are Teaching the Perils of Social Media “Organizing” 10-31-2017

Silent Protests Continue to Have Weight 10-30-2017

A Story of Organizing and New Orleans Too Good Not to Share 10-29-2017

Local 100 Puts Cowboys Owner Jones on Notice While Withdrawing NLRB Charge 10-28-2017

The Coming and Current Crisis: Rising Rents and Evictions 10-27-2017

No Room for the Little People in Trump World 10-26-2017

Puerto Rico: “Like Living in a War Zone” 10-25-2017

Has Arkansas Become a Walmart “Company” State? 10-24-2017

The Pervasiveness of Sexual Harassment and Abuse 10-23-2017

How Breitbart and Bannon Work Their Politics Using Innuendo and Random Association 10-22-2017

“Aspirational Agreements” 10-21-2017

Huge Victory in Bristol as Mayor Pulls Back Council Tax Exemption Proposal 10-20-2017

Where Will People Fit in a Google Designed City? 10-19-2017

Players, NFLPA, and Local 100 ULU All Seem Winners After Owners Meeting 10-18-2017

Riding to the Rescue of the Cowboys and Others 10-17-2017

Learning from Film Festivals for “The Organizer” 10-16-2017

Trump’s Butchering of Obamacare 10-14-2017

More Experts Weight in On NFL Players’ Labor Law Protection and Players Pushback 10-13-2017

Jones Threats are Failing to Stampede Cowboys 10-12-2017

Owners Crumple Like Cheap Suits to Trump, Attacking NFL Players 10-11-2017

Jerry Jones is Breaching the NFL Players’ Contract and Violating Labor Law 10-10-2017

CFPB Finally Takes the Stick to Predatory Payday Lending Industry 10-09-2017

Arkansas ACORN Leader, Walter Nunn 10-08-2017

Is Sexually Predatory Behavior Really on the Run in America? 10-07-2017

ACORN-Related Groups Targeted by IRS over 10-Year Period 10-06-2017

Political Empowerment and Mobilization Needs to be the Critical Metric for Funders 10-05-2017

Movements and Campaigns are Important but Funders Everywhere Starve and Misdirect Them 10-04-2017

Black Lives Matter Lawsuit is a Reminder of the Importance of Structure 10-03-2017

Are Women Rising or Falling in Morocco? 10-02-2017

The Contradictory Worlds of Political Struggle in Morocco 10-01-2017

Meeting the Challenge of Organizing Immigrant and Domestic Workers 09-30-2017

An Activist with Real Courage in Morocco 09-29-2017

Housing, Street Sellers, Rif Protests, and Political Prisoners 09-28-2017

Repression is Real for Political Activists in Morocco 09-27-2017

Hard Road for Unions In Morocco 09-26-2017

Welcome to Morocco 09-25-2017

Italy Passes a Law that Opens Up a New Housing Campaign for Families 09-24-2017

Real vs. Fake Voting Issues May Mean Paper Ballots and Hand Counts Again 09-23-2017

The Zombie Apocalypse of Republican Health Care Proposals 09-22-2017

AI and Algorithms Are Not That Smart and Could be Dangerous without Supervision 09-21-2017

Race and Income? Rich, White People See No Problems 09-20-2017

Repetition in Land Contracts Confronts Simple Predatory Assumptions 09-18-2017

My Jay Thomas, Jon Terrell Story 09-17-2017

Wages Start Low, Lifetime Income Stays Low 09-16-2017

Silicon Valley Rising Reports Subcontractor Organizing Success 09-15-2017

Is a DACA Deal for Real or Fake News? 09-14-2017

Could Creating Affordable Housing Become the Next Hot Thing? 09-13-2017

Quick Reopening of Schools is Key to Recovery if You Care about Your People 09-12-2017

Regulate Credit Agencies Now 09-11-2017

Lessons of Disaster 09-10-2017

Major Lease Purchase Option Company Comes to Agreement in Campaign 09-09-2017

DACA Disgrace 09-06-2017

Sorting Out Substance from Scams in Relief Funds 09-05-2017

The Distant Dream of Labor Law Reform 09-04-2017

Unionbase and the Base for Unions 09-03-2017

New America Foundation Underscores Moral Hazards of Fundraising 09-02-2017

Silver Lining in the Rain Clouds: Talk Gets Cheap When Action Matters 09-01-2017

The Weaker Unions are the More People Like Them 08-31-2017

Poverty Wages and Working Conditions for Care Givers are a Crisis 08-30-2017

Twelve Years Since Katrina, and Water Rising in Houston May Teach New Lessons 08-29-2017

Fear Mongering 101: Antifa as the New ACORN 08-28-2017

Building Drainage Systems for a Changing Climate 08-27-2017

The Continuing Police Controversy in Charlottesville: Inside View 08-26-2017

What Could be Wrong about Boys and Girls Learning to Work Together? 08-25-2017

Are Their Any Checks and Balances to Jekyll and Hyde Government? 08-24-2017

SLAPP Suits are Back! 08-23-2017

One People Under the Moon and Sun 08-22-2017

North Carolina Pushing Back 08-21-2017

If Donations Are Free Speech, so is Begging 08-19-2017

Support Increasing for Banning Guns at Public Demonstrations 08-18-2017

Charlottesville Police Lame Excuse 08-17-2017

Is There No Line The President Won’t Cross? 08-16-2017

Guns Have No Place at a Protests 08-15-2017

White Supremacists Shall Not Rise Again 08-14-2017

Out Here in the Middle 08-13-2017

Lesson from New Orleans Flooding: Money Matters 08-12-2017

Props to John Cain, the Hard Rock Underneath the Voice of the People 08-11-2017

Using ACORN as a Smokescreen for Voter Suppression 08-10-2017

Car Loan from Wells Fargo Equals Ripoff 08-08-2017

How Can Anyone Keep Their Money at Wells Fargo? 08-07-2017

Exploring and Fishing around the Big Horn Mountains 08-06-2017

Getting to Know the New “Neighborhood” and Medicine Lodge 08-05-2017

Our New Home on the Range 08-04-2017

The Best Laid Plans 08-03-2017

The Unappreciated Value and Marvel of Physics in Daily Life 08-02-2017

Fire and Rain 08-01-2017

Presidents and the Jamboree: Johnson 1964 and Trump 2017 07-31-2017

Hello Again, Sioux Falls, South Dakota! 07-30-2017

Veterans Might be Caught in the Slipstream of Trump Turmoil 07-29-2017

Republicans “Hail Mary” Healthcare Repeal is Blocked at the Goal Line 07-28-2017

A Tank Comes to Rangely, Colorado 07-26-2017

Street Level Provides a Different View of Atlanta Gentrification 07-24-2017

Property Tax Delinquency Auctions as Ghetto Creators and People Removers 07-23-2017

Wall Street and Big Corporations Go Rental and It Means Trouble 07-22-2017

CBO Again Says No-Go on Senate Healthcare Bill, Deductibles Soar! 07-21-2017

Community and Organizational Responses to Flooding 07-20-2017

Humpty Dumpty Health Care 07-19-2017

Street Art 07-18-2017

De Jure versus De Facto Racism 07-17-2017

On the Espresso Trail in Torino 07-16-2017

Seasonal Dilemma: Piling on the Work and Building Momentum 07-15-2017

The Pleasures of Meeting with Local Leaders 07-14-2017

Musicians are Permanent and Precarious Gig Workers 07-13-2017

Workers’ Hours and Productivity in US, UK, and France 07-12-2017

The Congolese Diaspora 07-11-2017

Political Break Movements 07-10-2017

Maximizing the Expanding Organizational Footprint 07-09-2017

Hot Topics for International Organizers 07-08-2017

Hard Changes Coming to France? 07-07-2017

A Hungarian Training Space for Non-Profits 07-06-2017

Making Sense of Current Hungarian Politics 07-05-2017

Citizen Participation University 07-04-2017

Fake Voter Fraud Commission Gets Real Pushback 07-03-2017

Wow, We are So Tech-Vulnerable! 07-02-2017

Don’t Believe in Climate Change? So Long, Rural South! 6-30-2017

Universal Basic Income and Living Wages 06-29-2017

Cutting Corners on Building Codes Kills 06-28-2017

Welcome to the No-Insurance Emergency Rooms as Long as They Last 06-27-2017

When National Healthcare is Not Mean, but Vindictive, Not Policy, but Politics 06-26-2017

Local 100 Leaders Share Skills and Plot the Future 06-25-2017

Texas Passes Discriminatory Adoption Ban and California Implements Travel Ban 06-24-2017

Republicans’ Healthcare Bill: Is it Loving the Rich or Hating the Old, Poor, and Disabled? 06-23-2017

Where Can Workers Live and How Will They Get to Work in Driver-less World? 06-22-2017

Where Can Workers Live and How Will They Get to Work in Driver-less World? 06-22-2017

These Behemoth Tech Monopolies are Starting to Own Everything! 06-21-2017

Action Day for ACORN in Ottawa Conventions 06-20-2017

Working on Skills and Listening to Promises at the Convention 06-18-2017

ACORN Canada Leadership Plans Its Next Moves 06-17-2017

Exploiting Immigrants Old School in Arkansas-Mississippi Delta 06-16-2017

The Expropriation of Community Organizing Techniques by the Gig Economy 06-15-2017

The Consequences and Prevention of Nuclear Power Accident Disasters for $29.41 per Person 06-14-2017

Oh, No, Subprime Mortgage Brokers are Coming Back 06-13-2017

Sessions and Republicans’ ACORN Obsession Blocks DOJ Settlement Funds to Nonprofits 06-12-2017

I’m Not Complaining, but What a Week 06-11-2017

Rising Rents are Squeezing Low-and-Moderate Income Families 06-10-2017

Left Dancing at Labour Comeback in UK 06-09-2017

How Does Anyone Protect themselves from Hacking 06-08-2017

Shaming for Lunch 06-07-2017

Government at all Levels Needs to Act on Contract Purchase Predators – Now! 06-05-2017

New Orleans Monument Fight Triggers Newspaper Rich Spit Wars 06-04-2017

Hammer and Tong Fights Over Rent Control – Look at Santa Rosa and Scotland 06-03-2017

Building a Fighting Force to Stop Evictions and Win Affordable Rents 06-02-2017

Scamming the Poor and Workers, Banks and Kushner Style Gerrymandering 06-01-2017

Melissa Harris-Perry’s Critique of the NAACP and Her Call for the “Bloody Years” 05-31-2017

Shout Out to Deportation Fighters! 05-30-2017

Vivian Lewis’ Proposal: Rebuild ACORN Using Social Media 05-29-2017

Project Vote Pulling the Plug When Its Work is So Badly Needed 05-28-2017

PriceCheck Tools Can Save Big Money on Health Costs 05-27-2017

FNMA Opens a Crack in the Predatory Land Contracts Wall 05-26-2017

Congressional Budget Office Scores House Health Bill with an “F” 05-25-2017

Technology in the Service of Social Change 05-24-2017

Vision Rent-to-Own “Buyers” Meet and Find Out Every Deal is Different 05-23-2017

Trump’s Budget Wants USA to be Kansas, Meanwhile Reality Calls 05-22-2017

Assembling the Facts on the Ground about Land Contracts in Detroit 05-21-2017

The Confounding Contradictions of Detroit’s Land Contract Houses 05-20-2017

Predatory Land Contracts and Rent-to-Own Schemes May be More about Affordable Housing than Home Ownership 05-19-2017

“Option to Buy,” another Twist on Predatory Purchase Schemes 05-18-2017

Loose Cannon Goes Off Again, Blows Up Part of White House 05-17-2017

ACORN a Major Force in Voter Registration for Tenants in United Kingdom 05-16-2017

Tech Monopolies are Getting Like Airlines in Disregard for Consumers 05-15-2017

Citizen Wealth in Home Ownership is Becoming Citizen Inequity 05-14-2017

Foreign Aid is Minor Money, and Privatizing and Subcontracting Relief Assistance 05-13-2017

Trump Empowering Kris Kobach to Suppress More Votes and Cover His Tweets 05-12-2017

Bungled Comey Firing Ignites Firestorm and Fear 05-11-2017

Bond Issues Along Protests on School Takeovers, Privatization, and Charter Expansion 05-10-2017

Bringing the Fight for Climate Change Home, Minnesota Style 05-09-2017

Alternative Mortgage Lending Tiptoeing Around a Broker-based Implosion – Again! 05-07-2017

Church Exemption: Good for the Goose is Good for the Gander 05-06-2017

FCC Fork Tongues on Net Neutrality 05-05-2017

ACORN Makes the Federal Budget Extension Bill Yet Again 05-04-2017

Predatory Lenders Making American Nightmares From American Dreams 05-03-2017

Cities and Neighborhoods Catch a Break in Beating Banks 05-02-2017

Trump to the World: What are Human Rights Anyway? 05-01-2017

The Peoples’ Climate March Demonstrates the Danger of the Numbers Game 04-30-2017

It Helps the Rich and Powerful that People Are Mystified By Enormous Inequality 04-29-2017

Trump’s High-Low Bargaining Strategy is Hurting America 04-28-2017

Prosecutors Gone Wild 04-27-2017

Depressing Reports on the State of Union Organizing 04-26-2017

Ask El Chapo About the Wall 04-25-2017

And, the Civil War Monuments Come Down 04-24-2017

Heartbreaking Stories of Housing Ripoffs 04-23-2017

Charters Don’t Change School Segregation 04-21-2017

Mind the Base 04-20-2017

The Lights Came On in Georgia for Congressional Race 04-19-2017

Trump’s Taxes Trip Up His Tax Reform 04-18-2017

Corporate Takeover of Government Means Trouble for All of Us 04-17-2017

Social Media is Giving Boycotts New Life 4-16-2017

Executions, Drug Companies, and High Drama in Arkansas 4-15-2017

Breitbart’s Bannon, More Proof that What Goes Around, Comes Around? 4-14-2017

All Praise the Field Campaign, Few Practice It! 04-12-2017

Thinking about Teeth 04-11-2017

Cities Trying to Fight Back Against Home Exploitation Scams 04-09-2017

Wisconsin Worker Whistleblowers Expose Vision Rent-to-Own Scams 04-08-2017

Harbour Portfolio Contract Purchase “Buyers” Are Either Mad or Scared 04-07-2017

Vision Rent-to-Own Buyers in Ohio are Confused and Unhappy 04-06-2017

Doorknocking Home Buyer Victims of Contract Buying Scams in Pittsburgh 04-05-2017

White House and Rightwing Creating a Red State Healthcare Kill Zone 04-04-2017

Action Groups are Also Seizing the Moment 04-03-2017

Bad Boy Banks Running Wild While Creating Credit Desert 04-02-2017

Mike Garcia Stood Strong for Low Waged Workers 04-01-2017

DeVos and Education Department Cannot Renege on Student Loans 3-31-2017

Basketball Needs to Hold the Line in North Carolina 3-30-2017

Bannon and Conway: Part of a Movement, Just Not Ours! 3-29-2017

Museums for the People, Rather than the Elites 3-28-2017

Supporting Grassroots Struggles over Immigration 3-27-2017

Membership Proves the Value of Strong Links 03-26-2017

Healthcare Lives Another Day, but Does Trump Have a Way to Win? 03-25-2017

Trump’s Broken Promise, Cavalier Giveaway of Basic Healthcare to the Rightwing 03-24-2017

Pork Barreling and Horse Trading with Ryan’s Healthcare Disaster 03-23-2017

The “Janes,” Heather Booth, and Underground Abortions 3-22-2017

Gorsuch, Like Mother, Like Son? 3-21-2017

A Worrying Cycle of Housing Exploitation 3-20-2017

Security and Whistleblowing with Signal and Moxie Marlinspike 3-19-2017

Book Banning and the Fight to Stop It 3-18-2017

Temporary Employment Agency Workers are Organizing in Montreal 03-17-2017

Many Lessons from the Dutch Election 3-16-2017

The Long Tail of Payback on Harvard’s Investment in Coal Fired Electricity Production 3-15-2017

Vision Property Management: Exploiting Lower Income Home Buyers as a Business Model 03-14-2017

The IRS Enables the Return of Refund Anticipation Loans 03-13-2017

Just When You Think It Can’t Get Worse, It Just Gets More Bizarre 03-11-2017

Getting Congress to Move: Get on the Blower and Hold that Line! 03-10-2017

A Day Without Women Here is a Day About Women Everywhere 03-09-2017

Healthcare Plan is a Killer 03-08-2017

Republicans Red-Circle and Two-Tiered Medicaid Provision Won’t Work on Obamacare 2.0 03-07-2017

Where are the Citizen and Patient Protests to Protect Affordable Care?  03-06-2017

Pope Francis Forces a Rethinking on Panhandlers and Homeless 03-05-2017

Bought Patient Advocacy Groups Shames Us All 3-04-2017

Action Meets Reaction: Legislators Try to Curtail Protests 03-03-2017

Flipping the Script on Panthers’ Bobbie Seale and AFL-CIO’s Rich Trumka 3-2-2017

After a Twenty Year Campaign, Aramark and Privatization Shown the Door in Houston 3-1-2017

Music as a Barometer of Our Times Calls for a Better Man 2-28-2017

#OscarsSoWhack! 2-27-2017

Work Requirements without Job and Wage Guarantees and Protections are Recipes for Exploitation 2-26-2017

Trump Militarization of Domestic Policies Is Getting Scarier 2-25-2017

Resisting Deportations 2-24-2017

Fighting to Save Political Parties Out of Sorts with the Base 2-23-2017

Could the US Labor Movement Lose 3 to 5 Million Members Under Trump? 2-22-2017

Looking at Migration from Honduras Up, Rather than US Down 02-20-2017

Easy Is Winning in Technical Organizing Tools 2-19-2017

Is There a Resistance Movement or Resistance Moment? 2-18-2017

Chaos in the White House Can’t Stop Progress in the Streets 2-17-2017

Valentines for Washington Post and Sally Yates 2-15-2017

Country Club Diplomacy 2-14-2017

Protest Inside the Corporate Castles and Behind the Government Walls 2-13-2017

Blockadia May Not Be a Place, but Could be a Tactic Everywhere 2-12-2017

Foreclosure Bonds 2-11-2017

How Can We Keep Up With Boycotts? 2-10-2017

Coretta Scott King on Attorney General Jeff Sessions 2-9-2017

Karl Rove, the IAF, and Protest Advice Everywhere We Turn 2-8-2017

Looking at the Indivisible Guide for Progressive Tea Party 2-7-2017

Is a Progressive Tea Party a Good Idea? 2-6-2017

Meeting Populism Head On, Means Bringing Back the Base with Organizing 2-5-2017

Report from Behind the Bunker, that What We’re Doing is Working 2-4-2017

Signs of the Times 2-3-2017

The Delete Uber Drive 2-2-2017

What Do Planned Parenthood and ACORN Have in Common – Republican Attacks! 2-1-2017

All Hail, Public Servants with Honor! 1-31-2017

Refugees Stuck in Place, Countries Banned, and Airport Actions Everywhere 1-30-2017

Talk to Congress: There’s An App for That 1-29-2017

Organizing Upgrade is a Resource 1-28-2017

Digital “Tools” for Organizing Protests and Building the Movements that Follow 1-27-2017

O’Keefers Scammed While Trying to Provoke Violence at Women’s March 1-26-2017

Does Former SEIU President Andy Stern Really Advocate Labor Law Waivers? 1-25-2017

Trump Shrewdly Exploits the Labor Movement Divide 1-24-2017

Building a “Full Service Movement” 1-23-2017

Steadfast Marchers 1-22-2017

Watchwords for Trump Time 1-21-2017

Corporations May be Buying Trump Late, but They’re Buying Big 1-20-2017

Resistance Manual is an Interesting Tool 1-19-2017

Women’s March on Washington Has Stepped Up to a Strong Platform 1-18-2017

The Women are Coming to Washington 1-17-2016

Leslie Dunbar, John Lewis, and Heeding the Call of the Civil Rights Movement 1-16-2017

A Personal Remembrance of Martin Luther King’s Pivot to Poverty 1-15-2017

Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting Linked to Inadequacies of Alaska Mental Health System 1-14-2017

Are There Grounds for Hope in Cabinet Nominees Policy Differences with Trump? 1-13-2017

Trump Press Conference was an Out of Body Experience 1-12-2017

A Good Checklist for Grading an Obamacare Replacement 1-11-2017

Bad News – Bullying Is Working 1-10-2017

Steamrolling the Cabinet Choices is a Mistake; Tillerson is an Example 1-9-2017

Three Treats on the Yucatan Peninsula 1-8-2017

Suggestions for the Anti-Inaugural 1-7-2017

The Sweet Sounds of the Street in the Mexican Pueblo 1-5-2017

Trouble in Paradise as Industrial Tourism Denies Beach Access on Yucatan Peninsula 1-4-2017

Lives They Lived: Denis Murphy and Asian Community Organizing 1-2-2017

Tips for Beating Automation: Organizing is the Future! 1-1-2017