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To Build a Movement  

Michael Walzer’s Political Action, written nearly half a century ago, contains many useful guidelines for organizers today. But social movements are often messy and unpredictable affairs.









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There Is Power in a Debtors’ Union  

How did we get from two decades of meteoric tuition increases to a moment where democratic socialist elected officials are pushing free higher education and complete student debt discharge? The short answer: organizing.





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A History of Queer Direct Action  

Queer activists in the 1980s and 1990s connected the queer liberation struggle to a broader politics of liberation for all. Today’s LGBTQ movement stands to learn from revisiting this history.







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Bernie Versus the Establishment?  

The primary field isn’t polarized between left and center as clearly as it was in 2016. But Sanders is still the only candidate who tells us, over and over, that we need more than a good president.








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