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www.filterfreeradio.com Filter Free Radio #33 - Saul Alinsky - Jacob Dean and Skeptical Scott take an in-depth look at the amazing Saul Alinsky. Jacob covers Rules For Radicals, Alinsky's guide to organizing people power, it's purpose for the have-nots, a realistic vs. rhetorical radical, the importance of humor, starting with reality, breaking the cycle, ends and means, power in people power, communicating within experiences, what makes an organizer, why we want the establishment to attack the organizer, and more! Jacob Dean STRONGLY recommends actually reading Rules For Radicals by Saul Alinsky for yourself, as he did. The tactics, methods, ideas, and examples in the book are perfect for today's hungry activist and need to be thoroughly/repeatedly read. Recorded live on 4/23/2012 in Washington, DC
(4:00) Who is Saul Alinsky?
(9:15) Rules For Radicals Book Preview/Breakdown
(13:00) Saul Alinsky audio interview with Studs Terkel Pt. 1
(27:07) Bill Moyers - Moyers & Company - Saul Alinsky vs. Newt Gingrich
(37:25) Have-Nots vs. Haves
(39:40) Organize the Middle Class
(40:25) Organizers must Empower the People
(42:34) Get the Establishment to React
(43:45) Alinsky Audio Pt. 2
(46:16) Believe in the People or else...
(48:50) The Tea Party uses Alinsky's Rules for Radicals as a training guide
(50:11) The Do-Nothings
(51:50) 99% vs. 1% - Alinsky on Inequality predicts OWS?
(53:15) All Issues must be completely polarized 100%
(1:04:30) Radio Or Not Chatroom shout outs
(1:06:40) What do organizers do?
(1:08:35) Organization is Power
(1:10:14) Step One - Start with Reality
(1:13:38) You have the power
(1:14:00) Action is in their Reaction
(1:15:18) Break the Cycle - Anticipate the counter revolution
(1:18:17) All revolutions come from the middle class
(1:20:25) Communicate within the People's experiences...
(1:24:14) Change means movement, movement means friction, friction means heat
(1:34:00) What makes an organizer?
(1:42:00) Tactics and examples
(1:43:22) Farts work too
(1:52:00) People Power!
(1:53:00) The Way Ahead...
Please read Rules for Radicals by Saul Alinsky if you think we need change