Category: Working Groups

Labor 101: Building and Organizing Worker Power

Most of us in the United States’ capitalist society work for someone else — our “employer.” Employers run on two main principles: profit maximization and cost minimization. These principles have a direct and immediate impact on workers’ lives. Under capitalism, we as workers surrender our autonomy to our bosses by providing our labor and adhering to workplace […]

“It’s just not right”: Seniors Stand Up to Luxury Developer at ComFest

Courtyard Estates is a seniors-only mobile home park by Graceland Shopping Center in Clintonville.  These seniors did not plan on coming to ComFest this year, and with the unbelievable heat and humidity that’s gripped Columbus all month, there’s no doubt they would have preferred to stay home in the comfort of their AC. In fact, […]

Tenants’ Rights Working Group Work in Whitehall

Tenants’ Rights Working Group-View from the Ground in Whitehall Columbus DSA’s Tenants’ Rights Working Group has been working with the residents of a property in the City of Whitehall, where there have been consistent issues between landlord and tenants. Our knowledge of these issues has come directly from tenants. The following is a select accumulation […]