A common refrain in some quarters of the left states that elections help build capacity, but Organizing Work contributor Ray Valentine argues that the skills built in canvassing for an electoral candidate do not translate to organizing workplaces or tenants.
@GreenandBlack I can confirm the author’s findings as someone who has both canvassed and done real organizing work
@GreenandBlack elections wear down capacity, they distract from organising workplaces and tenants, putting false hopes on politicians to solve our problems.
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