Randy Shaw is the edi­tor of Beyond​Chron​.org and author of the new­ly released Beyond the Fields: Cesar Chavez, the UFW and the Strug­gle for Jus­tice in the 21st Cen­tu­ry (Uni­ver­si­ty of Cal­i­for­nia Press).
Origins of the Obama Machine
The farmworkers movement brought community organizing strategies to the electoral arena, writes Randy Shaw, in this excerpt from his new book
Cesar Chavez and the Roots of Obama’s Field Campaign