Hand Collecting Dues is Very Difficult, Payroll Deductions Matter

ACORN Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Ideas and Issues Labor Organizing

Frankfurt      The latest word from insiders and lobbyists in Austin is that for the minute the bill to block all payroll deductions for public employees is bottled up in committee.Of course it could change in an instant.   The latest word from Baton Rouge has two bills that might have been primarily directed at teachers but …

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Post-Ferguson: It’s Not the Tactics, It’s the Troops

Community Organizing Ideas and Issues

New Orleans     Historians, celebrities, names in the news, and old warriors of the civil rights movements are being put in the uncomfortable position of being asked by the press as so-called opinion leaders to comment on everything from the movie, Selma, to the tactics of protestors in the post-Ferguson moment of pushback and leap forward …

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