Loose Ends at Year End

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 Marble Falls     The end of every year always finds me with contradictory feelings, and I don’t think that’s something that just happens to me.  On one hand, I’m ready for a new year.  There’s excitement over new projects, a clean slate, a quick restart after the slow walk of the last year’s passing.  On the other hand, there are …

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Sorting Out ACORN and Labor

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Bergerie de Villareaux       We dedicated an afternoon of workshops and full plenary sessions in the meeting of ACORN’s global organizing staff to explicating more fully for everyone the variety and depth of our efforts and partnerships in organizing informal and service workers.  Certainly, this is the heart of our organizing and support for the ACORN …

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Glasgow Under Siege

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            Glasgow          ACORN’s affiliate in Scotland is the Living Rent Union which has offices in both Edinburgh and Glasgow and branches and members elsewhere in this part of the United Kingdom.  Walking to our office from the central train station, the national coordinator Emma Saunders warned me that their offices were near St. George’s Square …

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