Posts Tagged: UFW

Let’s Put Trump Inc. Out of Business

Let’s Put Trump Inc. Out of Business

Posted January 30, 2017 by

To Get Trump’s Attention, Hit Him in Pocketbook As activists figure out how to impact a president unconnected to political and human reality, one Trump vulnerability stands out: his love of money. No prior President has been so economically vulnerable
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Uncovering California Labor

Uncovering California Labor

Posted September 1, 2016 by

American labor unions are often associated with New York City garment workers or West Virginia coal miners, but California has a rich labor history. Fred Glass’ brilliant new book, From Mission to Microchip: A History of the California Labor Movement,
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Key Obama Backers Shift to Private Profiting

Will UFW Strategy Elect the Next President?

Will UFW Strategy Elect the Next President?

Posted July 28, 2015 by

In my book, Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW and the Struggle for Justice in the 21st Century, I describe how the farmworkers movement of the 1960’s and 1970’s impacted social and political movements beyond the fields. Barack Obama
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Rediscovering Cesar Chavez

Rediscovering Cesar Chavez

Posted March 31, 2015 by Randy Shaw

Today is Cesar Chavez Day. When California in 2000 became the first of eight states to declare March 31 as Cesar Chavez Day, the goal was to connect the honor with a curriculum that would educate students about Chavez. Yet
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