Stories by Bill Fletcher Jr.

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Posted on: Jan 11, 2017, Source: AlterNet

It is about civil rights and social justice.

Posted on: Dec 5, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Trump’s real triumph was his ability to shift Republican politics to straight racism, misogyny and xenophobia.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A historical argument for why Hillary can't rest on her laurels.

Posted on: Jul 16, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A new book puts recent bombings in a larger context.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Republicans have created immense obstacles to registration.

Posted on: Feb 3, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A decision against the California Teachers Association is a decision in favor of greed.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2015, Source: AlterNet

Mobsters and public officials shared criminal traits, common agendas.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Witnessing a brutal occupation, where permanent insecurity and maximum humiliation are the norm.

Posted on: Nov 2, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Pepicelli has successfully navigated stormy seas in a union from another era, taking on the challenges of building a new U.S. labor movement in the 21st century.

Posted on: May 9, 2013, Source: The Black Commentator

The FBI recently declared that fugitive Black activist Assata Shakur was a “terrorist.”

Posted on: Nov 13, 2012, Source: AlterNet

We need to assert a new culture of organizing capable of meeting the demands it will place on us, and now is the time to begin.

Posted on: Aug 9, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The 2012 election will be one of the most polarized and critical elections in recent history.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2012, Source: The Nation

Two clear lessons can be drawn from Wisconsin: unions need to reinvest in mass participatory education and need to stop focusing on "collective bargaining."

Posted on: Apr 8, 2012, Source: AlterNet

The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement has been a significant instrument in the campaign to tear down Israel's democratic facade.

Posted on: Dec 31, 2009, Source: In These Times

When the SEIU leadership decided to move against one of its largest locals, they unleashed a storm that few of the leaders apparently believed possible.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2009, Source: The Nation

The electroshock paddles of "stimulus" keep being applied, but the capitalist patient isn't waking up. Is it now safe to talk about socialism?

Posted on: May 11, 2007, Source: The Black Commentator

From his uncritical stance of Israel's treatment of Palestinians to his statements about Iran, Barack Obama seems to be trying to prove his hawkish credentials.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2005, Source: The Nation

History – in the form of the Rainbow insurgency of the 1980s – holds clues to a winning electoral strategy for progressives.

Posted on: Feb 24, 2002, Source: Monthly Review

A new book about Hubert Harrison, a little known black radical of Marcus Garvey's era, gives remarkable insightful into the history of African-American identity and politics.