48 min

Episode 51: Rules for Radicals with Maira Khwaja The Lit Review Podcast

    • Society & Culture

Have you ever heard of the term “Alinsky-style organizing” and the rules that are involved? For example, “A tactic that drags on too long is a drag” and “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.” Here in Chicago, Saul Alinsky is often mentioned both for what his analysis is missing, as well as for the helpful basics his tradition offers.

Monica and Page talk with Maira Khwaja of the Invisible Institute about Rules for Radicals: A Pragramtic Primer for Realistic Radicals by Saul Alinsky. Tune in for highlights, lessons learned, and ways we might incorporate Alinsky’s approach as community organizers committed to abolition.

Have you ever heard of the term “Alinsky-style organizing” and the rules that are involved? For example, “A tactic that drags on too long is a drag” and “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.” Here in Chicago, Saul Alinsky is often mentioned both for what his analysis is missing, as well as for the helpful basics his tradition offers.

Monica and Page talk with Maira Khwaja of the Invisible Institute about Rules for Radicals: A Pragramtic Primer for Realistic Radicals by Saul Alinsky. Tune in for highlights, lessons learned, and ways we might incorporate Alinsky’s approach as community organizers committed to abolition.

48 min

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