On The Line: Labor Activism in The Trump Era

Editors Note: The following blog post is a dialogue between Dr. Kelly Macias and myself on labor activism. She writes over at Conflict Undone. With Donald Trump’s inauguration being a bit over two weeks away, now is a good a time as any to get this conversation started. Feel free to chime in with your responses in the comments. -Marc On The Line: Labor Activism in The Trump Era Intro: Who are you,  how did you both meet, and why this topic? Marc’s Answer:  Marc is a writer and labor activist from New York City. He presented a talk over...

Marc Polite Recognized By DC37 As Union Activist

Good evening my readers. As you know, I find myself often juggling my online and offline responsibilities. When I get quiet on this blog, it doesn’t necessarily mean I am being deliberately neglectful. Among the things that I am involved in ‘IRL’ (In Real Life) as internet heads like to say is union activism. Recently, I was profiled in the October 2016 issue of Public Employee Press as one of the newer activists. It has definitely been a long, hard fight when it comes to the issues of the recent contract battle, but I am glad that I was part...
MLK Sit in: Harlem July 31st

MLK Sit in: Harlem July 31st

Greetings my readers. This weekend, there will be a peaceful vigil on the corner of 125th and Lenox Avenue on Sunday, July 31st, 2016 from 3pm-5pm. It is part of the national day of sit ins for people in their community to participate in. It is sponsored in partnership with Street Corner Resources, Inc. To find out more, visit the FB page for the MLK Harlem Sit in.