BCG Pre-Readings

These readings about Bargaining for the Common Good are used in the Saint Paul Institute.

  • All Hands On Deck, from The American Educator, tells the story of SPFT’s campaign for the schools Saint Paul students deserve.
  • Bargaining for the Common Good, published in Dissent Magazine, outlines the principles of BCG campaigns.
  • The White Horse and the Humvees – Standing Rock is Offering Us a Choice, published in YES!, provides a clear example of two opposing narratives.
  • Why Labor and the Movement for Racial Justice Should Work Together, from In These Times, talks about the importance of bargaining for racial justice.