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The Mass Line: What It Is and How to Use It

July 9, 2017 /

While organizing people on the bus, I met a Black janitor who was very supportive of our work to fight for better buses and lowered fares, but thought that “immigrants” caused the bus fares to cost more. Instead of agreeing

Is My Union Gomperist?

July 9, 2017 /

(This piece was published in 2009)  The American Federation of Labor (AFL) leader for most of the early 20th century was Samuel Gompers, an English immigrant cigarmaker.  His strategy and method of unionism was so well-established that it has since