“We’re reaching to more people now, particularly women and minorities, with activities in local communities like pre-apprentice programs,"says Paul Roldan, business manager of Building and General Construction Laborers Local 3.
Even as local and international relief efforts gear up, there is a need to also focus on broader global implications. The causal connection between climate change and extreme weather events, such as Cyclone Idai, is clear.
Carlo Levi’s memoir, “Christ Stopped at Eboli,” was a literary sensation in post-Fascist Italy. Three decades later Francesco Rosi's film enshrined the book's neorealist credo--giving voice to the voiceless.
The opportunity for organizers is to parlay the widespread and deeply felt revulsion to Trump as a vile individual into a deeper structural analysis by building on-ramps to a movement to destroy the structures and systems behind him.