Author: Emma Lee

With Fire and Laser Beams, Palestinian Youth Resist New Settlements in the West Bank

Palestinian youth continue their fierce resistance in the wake of the Israeli occupation forces’ recent murders of child protestors. The ongoing demonstrations in the West Bank village of Beita should signal to the world that the youth are not willing to accept the destruction, displacement, and confiscation of their land and lives.

Lessons of the 1934 Textile Strike: Their Relevance for Today

In the 1930s, hundreds of thousands of U.S. textile workers took advantage of new legislation and joined unions in an industry that had been facing economic hardship even before the Great Depression. Exploitative working conditions in the South led to one of the largest labor strikes in U.S. history — one that suffered a bitter defeat. The story and its lessons deserve to be told.

With Fire and Laser Beams, Palestinian Youth Resist New Settlements in the West Bank

Palestinian youth continue their fierce resistance in the wake of the Israeli occupation forces’ recent murders of child protestors. The ongoing demonstrations in the West Bank village of Beita should signal to the world that the youth are not willing to accept the destruction, displacement, and confiscation of their land and lives.

Lessons of the 1934 Textile Strike: Their Relevance for Today

In the 1930s, hundreds of thousands of U.S. textile workers took advantage of new legislation and joined unions in an industry that had been facing economic hardship even before the Great Depression. Exploitative working conditions in the South led to one of the largest labor strikes in U.S. history — one that suffered a bitter defeat. The story and its lessons deserve to be told.