Trash sorter fights wage theft, and wins

(This post was originally published in Workhorse Politics)

This vid was made by the venerable organization Interfaith Worker Justice. It’s a heart-warming success story told with great humor by Cleve Williams, a trash sorter at an Ohio recycling plant.

Cleve Williams is my idea of a true American hero. He takes our usual idea, the one we buy into, about “who has the clout in this country” and turns it on its head.


About ilyse kazar

Ilyse Kazar is a planeteer. She is also a writer, small-org consultant, solutions architect, community organizer, animal lover, eternal student, and amateur artist. She lives and works in the Lower East Side NYC.
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