Ray Valentine describes how collective disruption “outside the political process” won tenants significant concessions.
Ray Valentine argues that the skills built in canvassing for an electoral candidate do not translate to organizing workplaces or tenants
Ray Valentine describes how a scheme to privatize transit in the DC area backfired when workers at the private company went on strike
Ray Valentine visits the picket line at GM’s “idled” White Marsh transmission plant in Maryland.
Ray Valentine interviews Patrick Cuninghame, a History and Sociology lecturer at the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana (UAM) in Mexico City, about the strike wave in Mexico this year.
Ray Valentine talks about the limitations of the community organizing model. About five years ago, after a friend told me about a flyer he had seen taped to a tree near my block, I got involved in a “neighbors committee” in the gentrifying Washington, DC