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RWIOT and Left Refoundation: Building a New Culture of the Left

Introduction This past August, two hundred self-identified revolutionaries gathered in Chicago for the Revolutionary Work In Our Times (RWIOT) Strategic Dialogue. Like the 2007 USSF workshop that sparked RWIOT and last year’s RWIOT Summer School, the driving force behind this … Continue reading

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Employee Free Choice Act – Still Worth Fighting For

An article posted in last Friday’s New York Times is certainly getting a lot of attention by left folks around the labor movement and beyond. Reaction has varied, but for folks who’ve managed to miss the flurry of tweets, facebook … Continue reading

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The New Strategy to Rebuild a Healthy Left!

I originally wrote this in 2004 but decided to update it during this period of economic crisis which many people (revolutionaries, organizers, social movement forces, and masses of people in general) will face on a personal level.  I believe that … Continue reading

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Friendly Advice in the Fight against Patriarchy

Women's History Month is over but guess what? Patriarchy, the system that privileges men over women, still exists! I often feel overwhelmed dealing with the prevalence of patriarchy in my life so I decided to and ask some friends to … Continue reading

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Loving in the Movement: Revolutionary Task or Unity Crusher?

I want to talk about love this month not because the corporate holiday is coming up but because it is a little summed-up experience that has a big impact on our movement. I draw here from both theory and practice. … Continue reading

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Katrina — the Sunbelt: The Work That Now Must Be Done

Katrina’s devastation is no coincidence. The impacted area is in the middle of the Sunbelt, home of low union density and "right-to-work for less" laws. The planned disenfranchisement of Florida voters in the 2000 election. Huge demographic changes with new … Continue reading

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Three pieces on Ted Allen

The death earlier this year of Ted Allen, author of The Invention of the White Race and seminal theorist of white privilege, has brought new attention to his life and work. Freedom Road Magazine (Online) offers the following three diverse … Continue reading

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Telephone Booth Number 905 1/2

     Woke up this morningfeeling excellent!Picked up the telephonedialed the numberOf my equal opportunityemployer to inform himI will not be into work today!Are you feeling sick?the Boss asked me," No Sir I replied,I am feeling too goodto report to … Continue reading

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FRSO/OSCL’s Strategy for a New Historical Period

Adopted at the 2003 Congress of the Freedom Road Socialist Organization / Organización Socialista del Camino para la Libertad (FRSO/OSCL) Download this piece as a PDF

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Let’s Get to Work – A New Year’s Message from the Freedom Road Socialist Organization

Let's Get to Work – A New Year's Message from the Freedom Road Socialist Organization Download this piece as a PDF

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