Talking Organizing in Atlanta

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https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/CN06282020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsNew Orleans  Having not flown in months, I was curious what was up in the airways.  My 6:15 AM on a Saturday to Atlanta was the first flight out of New Orleans.  That was already strange.  It used to be one of many.  Where was the 5:28 …

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Community Organizing is on their Minds in Italy Too

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New Orleans      Changing planes between Tirana and Sofia, we ended up going through Rome.  Miraculously, my phone was working, so I reached out for David Tozzo, head organizer of ACORN in Rome, and happened to catch him.  It turned out that he was co-teaching a regular class on community organizing every other Saturday morning. …

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The Contradictory European Legacy of Saul Alinsky

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Brussels      Saul Alinsky would have wanted to be seen as a realist, so I can easily imagine him just shrugging and saying the equivalent of a “whatever” from more than 45 years ago.   The right seems to read him more closely than the left, both in the US and abroad, but at least some are …

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