Confronting the Structures of Race
by Linda Bowenposted 12/9/2015 11:41:35 AM
During the past months the country has been witness to several events that illuminate our national relationship with race and power under a neoliberal frame. A series of racist remarks dominated the public's ...

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Framing Inequality
by Linda Bowenposted 12/9/2015 11:41:24 AM
The emergence of inequality as a potentially moveable frame has awakened a new populism among progressives. The elections of Elizabeth Warren and Bill de Blasio, coalescence around inequality by progressive ...

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Losing Ground
by Linda Bowenposted 12/9/2015 11:41:07 AM
As October rapidly comes to a close, choosing to be optimists, perhaps the one thing that progressives and conservatives can agree upon is that government is not currently working well. The shutdown on ...

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UNITED STATES THEATER
by Linda Bowenposted 12/9/2015 11:40:55 AM
Actors: Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis, John Crawford III, Michael Brown. George Zimmerman, Darryl Wilson, unnamed local police officers. A host of others to be named. ...

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Structural Change 101
by Linda Bowenposted 12/9/2015 11:40:40 AM
During the 1960s and 1970s, decades of social justice efforts were catalyzed with policy and legislative victors in the racial justice, women’s rights and anti- war movements. The values lifted, strategies employed ...

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The Invisible Net
by Danell Crossposted 6/18/2014 9:00:27 AM
In 1970 the factory industry was at its peak in the Metcalfe Park neighborhood. From Center Street to Wright Street ten factories lined the 30th street corridor. These included Berber Kelling, Standard ...

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It Takes A Village To Make A Self-Made Man
by Billy Buntinposted 7/26/2012 6:56:42 PM
We live in an interconnected world. Recent technological advances have made it even more so. Each of us in the United States lives in a country, state and community comprised of people working, living ...

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Occupy Wall Street and the Future of Collective Action
by Billy Buntinposted 4/2/2012 2:17:02 PM
Unless you’ve been occupying the underside of a rock lately, you must by now be familiar with the Occupy Wall Street movement and its many spinoffs. A movement that began in September, in New York has spread ...

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Announcing the Community Peace Bulletin
by ICP Bloggerposted 1/23/2012 10:03:35 AM
Welcome to the Community Peace Bulletin ...

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Community Organizing Is Not Compromise
by ICP Bloggerposted 1/17/2012 5:51:29 PM
Community organizers have historically been associated with politically progressive attempts at lifting the power of marginalized groups. Those we know to have been organizers, from Christ to King to ...

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Neo-Liberalism and Wisconsin
by ICP Bloggerposted 9/25/2011 7:43:35 PM
A structural analysis of a society sheds light on a variety of things, from decision-making mechanisms, to the possibilities and limits to possibilities open to the people in that society, to the instruments of ...

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Immigration Reform
by ICP Bloggerposted 9/25/2011 7:40:44 PM
Early this summer the state of Alabama followed in the footsteps of Arizona in passing a stringent anti-immigration bill. The bill, referred sometimes as House Bill 56 and at other times as the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer ...

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Outsider Social Service Provision
by ICP Bloggerposted 9/9/2011 9:20:33 PM
Research on ethnic-minority organizations in the Middle East shows that those organizations that ...

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