At the Stewart Detention Center With El Refugio

By Andy Bedingfield Whether or not you’re already a member of MADSA, my trip this past Saturday to Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin with a group of fellow MADSA carpool comrades (see photo) was absolutely worth repeating yourselves, and lemme tell y’all why. El Refugio is a hospitality house located just blocks away from the… Read more »

Getting Ready for 2019

At our December general meeting, veteran public interest lobbyist Larry Pellegrini shared his deep knowledge of what goes on inside the Gold Dome and what the 2019 Georgia legislative session has in store for us. Pellegrini is considered the leader of the progressive organizations that gather at the Capitol every day during the session to… Read more »

Our Picket Lines Cross Any Border: Statement of Solidarity With the Migrant Caravan

We, the undersigned, stand in solidarity with the migrant caravan of Central American refugees organized via Pueblo Sin Fronteras and its allies, and unequivocally denounce the actions of the U.S. government to terrorize those attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexico border. We call on all labor organizations, anti-capitalists, and people of conscience to mobilize, agitate, and… Read more »

OCT./NOV. MADSA Meetings: Solidarity in Action

“Solidarity in Action” was the theme of MADSA’s last two general meetings. We started in October with presentations on organizing and our resources for members. Gregory McKelvey, our newest officer (at-large), shared lessons from his impressive organizing experience in Portland, OR, and we touched on the many resources MADSA offers members to help their activism.… Read more »