Randy Shaw: Collectively, grassroots activists have had quite a week. And those still on the sidelines should consider legendary organizer Fred Ross Sr.’s advice: “strike while the iron is hot!”
Randy Shaw: I have always believed that successful activist campaigns provide a roadmap for future struggles. But the mainstream media rarely credits activists’ movements with winning struggles against big moneyed interests. This has left many activists unaware of these victories and unable to use the lessons of these successes to their own struggles.