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Effective activism's a long-haul process, not "save the Earth in 30 days, ask me how." But there are some principles that seem to reoccur for people addressing every kind of challenge from the Gulf ...
by PaulLoeb
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jun 17, 2010 at 08:28 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
I am reading (and loving) Saul Alinsky's 'Rules For Radicals' due to a recommendation not from some commie college professor propagandist, but from Glenn Beck. Over the jump, I'll compare Beck's ...
by Spencer Troxell
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon May 17, 2010 at 07:11 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
Too many of us hold back from community involvement because we think we don't know enough to act on our beliefs, or don't have the standing or confidence to take a public stand. When we see a ...
by PaulLoeb
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu May 13, 2010 at 04:46 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Because of this assumption, members of the Tea Party right, like the members of the New Left, spend a lot of time worrying about being co-opted. They worry that the corrupt forces of the ...
by Forgiven
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Mar 08, 2010 at 09:58 AM PST with 4 Recommends
The online right wing magazine "American Thinker" is to thinking like American cheese is to cheese. Close but not really living up to its name. Anyway today's ...
by OHdog
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Feb 17, 2010 at 08:12 AM PST with 4 Recommends
Perhaps a few quotes will tell the tale.
by NLinStPaul
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Jan 05, 2010 at 01:39 PM PST with 22 Recommends
I have an interesting, but not uncommon stigmatism...one eye is near-sighted and one far-sighted. The interesting part of it is that they mostly cancel each other out and give me close to good vision.
by NLinStPaul
Comment Count 116 comments on Fri Dec 11, 2009 at 01:05 PM PST with 42 Recommends
I want to thank the right wing for introducing this gentleman to me.
by Candy Randy
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Nov 27, 2009 at 11:28 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Saul Alinsky has been called the "Father of Modern Radicalism" and "the original community organizer." He has ...
by Free Spirit
Comment Count 63 comments on Wed Sep 23, 2009 at 06:21 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Dauphine Island All community organizers chafe at the flood of aspersions on our craft these days. I see all of these town halls as fair game for protest, but the conservatives have lost tactical ...
by ChiefOrganizer
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Aug 14, 2009 at 08:35 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
So [Rules for Radicals http://www.amazon.com/Rules-Radicals-Saul-Alinsky/dp/0679721134], Saul Alinsky's 1989 manual for progressive community organizing, is enjoying a resurgence of popularity. It's ...
by Alien Abductee
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Aug 13, 2009 at 01:58 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
For degree of difficulty, I'll give them a ten, but Republicans are far too incompetent to have risked the political Jujitsu required by their recent exercise.
by KingOneEye
Comment Count 20 comments on Fri May 22, 2009 at 07:04 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
Sometimes an opportunity for reform comes along that is "strategic" in that it changes the playing field for efforts to win other reforms in the future. The passage of the National Labor Relations ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 28 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2009 at 06:23 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
"Mistakes have been made in the electoral process." So says Eric Odom, webmeister of TaxDayTeaParty.com. and reported in the 4/14/09 The Washington Independent. Obviously Odom is not referring to ...
by imamish
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2009 at 09:54 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Now that the election season has wound down and activity at Daily Kos has degenerated into food fights about Lieberman and whether or not hiring Clinton "retreads" means change, I've been checking ...
by kat68
Comment Count 249 comments on Wed Nov 19, 2008 at 08:57 PM PST with 561 Recommends
Saul Alinksy's Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals I loved it in my teens (not long after Alinsky died)
by Dvd Avins
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Oct 14, 2008 at 09:58 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Some parking lot owner in Gibsonville, NC put a sign saying... Obama supporter? Obama bumper sticker? NO PARKING! It was reported on ...
by kalmoth
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Oct 12, 2008 at 01:53 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
First Ayers. Then Wright. It looks like Saul Alinsky is on today's McCain TP Memo. Mr. Mayor made a fool of himself on Morning Joe, and the transcript shows how Andrea Mitchell and Mika ...
by EvangelicalDemocrat
Comment Count 44 comments on Tue Oct 07, 2008 at 06:14 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
So I went out yesterday and bought a copy of Kos's Taking on the System . I figured it was about time. Two chapters in, and it's a great read. Buy it today. But inside it mentions Saul ...
by mhanch
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Oct 01, 2008 at 10:39 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
On days I don't telecommute, I have a longish drive, and listen to talk radio, mostly left, sometimes right. Today was amazing from both sides. I learned that Saul Alinsky is a new bogey man ...
by dlcox1958
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Sep 22, 2008 at 03:31 PM PDT with 2 Recommends