PLANTING THE SEED: Conversations with DSA - Episode II
In the second installment of "Planting the Seed," a miniseries exploring the organizing work of Democratic Socialists of America, Aaron (@posadist_trapgd) brings in Kenzo Shibata (@KenzoShibata) of the Chicago Teachers Union and Chicago DSA to discuss CTU's efforts to ensure safe conditions for teachers, staff, and students as Chicago's Democratic mayor, Lori Lightfoot, pushes for a reckless re-opening.
How does solidarity with one's community aid in organization efforts? What the educators on the frontlines teach us about direct action, mutual aid, and class consciousness?
[NOTE: This interview was recorded on 2/5, so some information may not reflect the most recent state of affairs.]