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...