Walking the Walk

Thursday, 10 March 2011 03:56 By Amy B Dean, Truthout | Column
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Why the Revival of US Labor Might Start with Nonunion Workers

Can Unions and Cooperatives Join Forces? An Interview With United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard

Why Immigration Is a Top Priority for US Labor

Labor Becomes Part of the National Conversation: The Best and Worst of 2012

Help Obama Find His Shoes

Walmart Organizing Comes of Age: An Interview With UFCW Organizing Director Pat O'Neil

The Betrayal of America's Middle Class Was a Choice, Not an Accident: An Interview With Authors Donald Barlett and James Steele

Why Are Working People Invisible in the Mainstream Media?

After the 99% Spring: What Comes Next

Coming to a Bankster's Mansion Driveway Near You: Occupy Our Homes

The 99 Percent Takes Office: Lessons From a Rhode Island Special Election

How Progressives Won the Labor Rights Showdown in Ohio

Unity Is Strength for Progressives

New "Unity Unions" Self-Organize to Confront Workplace Abuses

Job Act's Pre-Emptive Concessions Show More Pressure Needed Within and Outside of Washington

Taking Back Labor Day

Unions as Leaders for Better Schools: An Exclusive Interview With Randi Weingarten

What's the Real Lesson of Wisconsin for Progressives?

The Fight for a Progressive America Begins Today - and Does Not End in 2012

Local Energy, National Breakthroughs: An Interview With Deepak Bhargava of the Center for Community Change

Breaking Down the Silos: Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement

Exclusive: Van Jones on What We Can Learn From the Tea Party

Four Reasons for Hope in the Next Election Cycle - and One Reason Progressives Must Do More to Win

Can Unions Break From the Democrats? What a Real Declaration of Independence Would Mean

An A-Team for Progressive Messaging in the States

Lessons for Progressives From Power Shift Youth

Spreading Models of Success: The Denver Doctrine

Finding Budget Solutions, Not Scapegoats: Lessons From an Oregon Victory

Amy B Dean

Amy B. Dean is a fellow at The Century Foundation and principal of ABD Ventures LLC, a consulting firm that works to develop innovative organizing strategies for social change groups. Dean is coauthor, with David Reynolds, of A New New Deal: How Regional Activism Will Reshape the American Labor Movement. Dean has worked for nearly two decades at the cross section of labor and community-based organizations, linking policy and research with action and advocacy. You can follow Amy on Twitter @amybdean, or she can be reached via

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