Maine Beacon: George Goehl of People’s Action on the Power of Community Organizing

George Goehl of People’s Action joins the podcast this week to describe his organizing journey, starting with eating at and then volunteering at a soup kitchen. He discusses the rise of expansive movements like #metoo and Black Lives Matter and the increased responsibilities of community organizers, from mobilizing neighborhoods to changing the nation.

Also: What happened at that wedding in Millinocket and what does it mean for Maine schools and colleges as they begin to re-open in the midst of a pandemic?

Plus: Why do so-called “fact checks” twist reality to defend Sen. Susan Collins?

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The Maine Beacon Podcast is a project of the Maine People’s Alliance, produced to highlight the experiences of everyday Mainers, share information about the political and policy processes that affect Maine people, and promote a progressive worldview based on community, fairness and investing in the future.

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