Police Plus Shots Equal Feet on the Street

ACORN ACORN International

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/CN10232020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSLittle Rock      About twenty Georgia State University School of Social Work students watched the film, The Organizer, in Atlanta recently.  I zoomed in for a questions-and-answers session after it finished.  The first question was straightforward:  how would I compare the work of ACORN with the …

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The Campaign to Ban Tear Gas

Ideas and Issues

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/CN09202020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSPearl River     We’ve talked about Bjorn Skogquist before, but this time we wanted to catch up with him and the Ban Tear Gas Campaign in more detail on Wade’s World.  Bjorn was a former mayor of a small suburb of Minneapolis-St. Paul, who found himself …

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Banning Dispersants

Ideas and Issues

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/CN09012020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans     Bjorn Skogquist was a former mayor of one of the Minneapolis-St. Paul suburbs some fifteen miles away, when he was a young man.  He did a couple of terms and went on with his life.  That didn’t mean he no longer paid …

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The End of Jock Culture

Ideas and Issues

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/CN08282020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSPearl River     You no longer need to read the sports pages to see what’s happening with athletes, because their actions are now turning up on the front page. The NBA playoffs may be happening in a bubble in Orlando, Florida, but these professional basketball players …

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