Talking about Organizing Unions in the South

Labor Organizing Strike Unions Workers

            Chicago           In the array of workshops, panels, and ballroom presentations there were some about organizing in the South, which has been the holy grail for the future of US unions ever since companies poured into the region to take advantage of cheap labor and abundant resources.  Hearing what was on union activists’ minds made …

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Living on the Details

ACORN International Canada Organizing

           Toronto           At the ACORN Canada head organizers’ meeting there were deep dives into issues, campaigns, staff development, training methodology, grant prospects, and more.  All of this was exciting.  Reports on meetings the federal government’s housing and justice ministers and their staffs requested with us, when usually it has been the other way around, often …

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