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Poverty Safety Net Wade's World Water

            Toronto           I used to say, more seriously than satirically, if we could just find an organizational formula to winning campaigns to deal with loose dogs, better garbage pickup, and improved sewerage handling, we could organize the world.  I’m now going to add cleaner water to that list.  This is thanks to reading Professor Manuel …

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Workers are Exhausted and Fighting Back:  Mary Gundel

Dollar Store Workers United Organizing Rights Wade's World Workers

            New Orleans      Recently, I shared a piece that asked the question about new found pandemic-induced appreciation for the American working class.  Supposedly, there is now an understanding that they are essential.  My question was: “so what?”  What are employers ready to do about it?  In the massive tide of worker-driven strikes we’re seeing …

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Burkini’s Aren’t the Half of It

ACORN International Rights Wade's World Women

            Pearl River     As soon as I was contacted about talking to Emory Professor Falguni Sheth on Wade’s World about her book, Unruly Women:  Race, Neocolonialism, and the Hijab, I was in.  The Alliance Citoyenne, ACORN’s affiliate in France, had been fighting all levels of government there to overturn restricts on women with hijab being …

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Water, Water Everywhere, but is it Safe to Drink?

Disparities Louisiana Wade's World Water

            New Orleans      Louisiana State University Professor Adrienne Katner knows something about water.  In fact, as Director of the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Program at the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Public Health, let’s face it, she knows a whole lot about water, particularly whether it’s safe to drink, and more specifically, …

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