Liza Featherstone is a journalist based in New York City. Her work on student and youth activism has been published in The Nation, Lingua Franca, the San Francisco Bay Guardian, Left Business Observer, Dissent, The Sydney Morning Herald and Columbia Journalism Review. Featherstone has also written for the New York Times, the Washington Post, Newsday, In These Times, Ms., Salon, Nerve, US, Nylon and Rolling Stone. She is the co-author of Students Against Sweatshops: The Making of a Movement (Verso, 2002) and author of Selling Women Short: The Landmark Battle for Worker's Rights at Wal-Mart (Basic, 2004).
About those secret payments, alligator boots, and how to "Love Mom, Not Wal-Mart."
Wal-Mart hopes to defeat its opponents by exploiting their racial divisions.
UKRAINE'S POLL: 'THE REAL STORY'
New York City
It's the poor who make Wal-Mart tick.
Labor Day has never been a very inspiring holiday, established as it was by late-nineteenth-century union bosses as a homegrown alternative to May Day, which was viewed as having uncomfortably le
This article draws on reporting by Eyal Press, Esther Kaplan and Katha Pollitt.
While New York City authorities and anti-GOP organizers square off over the right to rally, cultural activists are taking matters into their own hands.
Under the gun, unions are realizing they have to think outside the big box.
Once they snubbed "Republicrats"; now they're set to oust Bush by any
Many pundits predicted that the peace movement would dry up once war
began, and indeed polls show that American support for the war rose to
as high as 71 percent after its launch.