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StewartAcuff's Profile

Stewart Acuff is the Organizing Director of the National Union of Hospital and Health Care Employees 1199 in Philadelphia. He co-wrote Getting America Back to Work with Dr. Richard Levins and wrote Playing Bigger Than You Are: A Life in Organizing.

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Diaries published: 550 (6 days since last diary on Sat May 23, 2015 at 09:36 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 834 (4 days since last comment on Mon May 25, 2015 at 07:19 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 4785

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley Steps Out, 331 comments, 298 recommends

People Following StewartAcuff: 61

StewartAcuff's Most Recent Diaries:

I’m fixing to deal with some grown up truth right now and I’d appreciate it if you’d hear me out. Bernie Sanders Bernie ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 116 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 09:36 AM PDT with 202 Recommends
“Today, we learn that JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup and other huge banks were fined $5 billion for rigging interest rates and manipulating currency exchanges. Sadly, this is just the tip of the ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri May 22, 2015 at 07:55 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Today I’ll be on “Your World with Neil Cavuto” on Fox News at 4pm ET talking about the #fightfor15 protest at the McDonald’s HQ in Oak Brook, IL! Image source: @...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed May 20, 2015 at 06:34 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
President Obama has been stymied by radical right-wing Republicans in the effort to raise the minimum wage. Of course, the $10 amount is not enough. We need the minimum wage to be doubled at the ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 06:38 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Something very disturbing and destructive to an active democracy is happening on the campuses of our colleges and universities. More and more of the teachers are not professors, but academics paid ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 58 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 06:12 AM PDT with 55 Recommends
American democracy is no longer just under attack, our democracy and the institutions that support it are being decimated right now. The Koch Brothers are giving Scott Walker of Wisconsin $400 ...
by StewartAcuff
Comment Count 80 comments on Thu May 14, 2015 at 05:59 AM PDT with 125 Recommends

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