Compare & contrast [Darleen Click] UPDATED
Interesting to note the painting of Chavez Google selected is done in the Heroic Realism style so favored by authoritarian collectivists – required in both USSR and Nazi Germany.
And, oh, Chavez is still dead.
Concerning Chavez, “history” as taught about him has little to with the truth
In fact he’d been a passionate and tireless student of labor relations for a decade before founding the UFW, handpicked to organize Mexican Americans for the Community Service Organization, a local outfit under the auspices of no less a personage than Saul Alinsky, who knew Chavez well and would advise him during the grape strike. From Alinsky, and from Fred Ross, the CSO founder, Chavez learned the essential tactic of organizing: the person-by-person, block-by-block building of a coalition, no matter how long it took, sitting with one worker at a time, hour after hour, until the tide of solidarity is so high, no employer can defeat it. [...]Tags: bing, easter, google
Chavez also practiced the take-no-prisoners, balls-out tactics of a Chicago organizer. One of his strategies during the lettuce strike was causing deportations: he would alert the immigration authorities to the presence of undocumented (and therefore scab) workers and get them sent back to Mexico.