I’m pretty good at tracking things down on the Internet but a few months ago when I tried to find Hillary Clinton’s Wellesley College thesis on. It is no accident that she chose to write about Saul Alinsky for her senior thesis at Wellesley College. As a social activist, Alinsky was as much a. An Analysis of the Alinsky Model,” a page senior thesis at Wellesley College on the elder radical’s tactics. At the Clintons’ request, the thesis.
|Published (Last):||9 May 2007|
|PDF File Size:||11.60 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||11.36 Mb|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
You are commenting using your Facebook account. An Analysis of the Alinsky Model.
Hillary Haters’ Fixation on Saul Alinsky
By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Articles By Peter Dreier.
Saul Alinsky in Chicago’s Woodlawn neighborhood in Even if one person had insurance, the other one would not be covered under most insurance programs.
Next, Alinsky threatened to bring black people to a Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra concert after treating them to a banquet of nothing but huge portions of baked beans.
Despite the titles of his books, Alinsky was a reformer, not a revolutionary. Hillary Diane Rodham already had covered a great deal of ideological territory when she sat down to assess Alinsky’s tactics.
Hillary Clinton and Alinsky disagreed over the issue of localism. Her motivation may have been religious in that uniquely public way that Jones taught her. He wanted them to skip weekends because that was sacrificial. Hillary Clinton campaigns in Lorain, Ohio, during the Democratic presidential primary.
A big part of politics is demonstrating having the power to make or break other candidates. She may not have known just how much Alinsky hated lawyers, but he hated them with a severity that makes her career choice all the more interesting. But anyone familiar with him would have a hard time squaring his patriotism and passion for democracy with the devilish extremist that conservatives make him out to be.
Imagine that… one who denies thousands of casino workers their most basic and fundamental human rights and calls for continued support for the reactionary policies of the Israeli government… and, what label is attached to Melanie Benjamin by herself and her friends in the Minnesota Democratic Farmer-Labor Party? Jones, made not only the introduction to Alinsky possible, it also meant that she could hear firsthand what he had to say in a context that probably spoke louder than his words.
Horwitt, though Alinsky loved to tell the story as if it had. To understand how Hillary developed her skills as an activist we have to first understand her religious back ground. As aliinsky search for social influences on the First Lady, we have to begin in this context, in the unique mix of the public and private that served as her environment as a young woman. Edited by Frank Marafiote for the Internet. Judith Warner’s climton Clinton: Now under threat themselves, the media are beginning to get it.
The war goes on just like people go without health care working for a minimum wage that insures a lifetime of poverty. Accessed March 3, Maybe the time has come to hear new voices.
Hillary Rodham senior thesis
He believed you could change the system only from the outside. Ross built the Community Service Organization in several cities, mostly among Latinos, recruiting new members and identifying potential leaders through cllnton meetings and one-on-one conversations.
That the Sixties, Alinsky and religious faith taught her to learn from experience is the deeper and more enduring social source of her behavior. Little, Brown and Co. In earlythe White House requested that Wellesley not release the thesis to anyone. Anyone can contrast the views of Jimmy Carter to those of his former Vice-President— Walter Mondale, and see a very significant difference. His classes confirmed for Hillary the religious view point inaugurated by Jones — that faith had to do with life, not just with personal matters.
Retrieved 18 October October 13, at 8: Schechter Can a college research paper really be the Rosetta Stone to deciphering a candidate’s politics or character? But at its cliton, her mentor says, the Alinsky-socialist-Rodham connection is a falsehood.