While globalisation has made the scope of what governments can do more narrow, the focus of electoral politics has narrowed to mean only elections for government positions.

Trade union and elections receive little attention.

We need to revitalise these underutilised, massive democratic mechanisms.

My new article:



@LeoSammallahti I very much agree - thanks for raising this. I worked for many years at the Association for Union Democracy, helping labor union members learn how to organize for democracy and rank-and-file power in their unions. There are many great stories of these struggles, including many involving the Internet.

Here's a story that covers several such efforts: uniondemocracy.org/UDR/112-200

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