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By Staughton Lynd

ISBN-10: 1604868139

ISBN-13: 9781604868135

To higher comprehend the influence of social hobbies in recent times, this research distinguishes innovations of social become components: organizing, that is attribute of the Sixties flow within the usa, and accompaniment, which used to be articulated by way of Archbishop Óscar Romero of El Salvador. either are beneficial instruments for knowing and selling social routine; in accompaniment, the promoter of social swap and his or her oppressed colleague view themselves as specialists, every one bringing crucial adventure to a shared venture. jointly, as equals, they search to create what the Zapatistas name “another world.” the writer applies the excellence among accompaniment and organizing to 5 social hobbies within which he has taken half: the hard work and civil rights hobbies, the antiwar circulation, prisoner insurgencies, and the stream sparked through Occupy Wall highway. additionally incorporated are the reviews of the author’s spouse Alice Lynd, a companion in...

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We are all leaders” was an alternative image of what a union could be like. It was not until Alice and I moved to Chicago that I began to experience enlightenment with regard to the question: what happened to the radicalism of the early CIO? It came about through dramatic encounters with a steelworker, John Sargent, and an automobile worker, Marty Glaberman. John Sargent At about the same time Alice and I were getting to know the “union maids,” I had the opportunity to meet steelworker John Sargent.

The horizontalism of Occupy Wall Street is consistent with what my wife and I have come to practice over the years. We found our way to accompaniment by way of Alice’s experience of draft counseling. ”3 The draft counselor was presumably an expert on Selective Service law and regulations, and on the practice of local draft boards. But the counselee was an expert on his own life experience, on the predictable responses of parents and significant others, and on how much risk the counselee was prepared to confront.

What are you going to do? Are you going to make an action, or are you going to sit and be talked to? The action is today. S. Steel know, we’re going to let the whole country know that steelworkers in Youngstown got guts and we want to fight for our jobs. We’re not going to fight for welfare! ] In 1919, the fight was on for the eight-hour day and they lost that struggle and they burned down East Youngstown, which is Campbell. Now I’m not saying burn anything down but you got the eight-hour day. In 1937, you wanted a union and people got shot in Youngstown because they wanted a union.

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