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Madeline Janis: An Extraordinary Activist for the "Long Haul"

Peter Dreier | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Madeline Janis has used her remarkable talents to making democracy work for working people.

Riots, Protest, and Organizing: Lessons From the 20th Anniversary of the LA Riots

Peter Dreier | Posted 06.03.2012 | Los Angeles
Peter Dreier

What brings about positive change -- especially for the poor and working class -- is the slow, gradual, difficult work of union organizing, community organizing, and participation in electoral politics. The 1992 LA civil unrest was a wake-up call.