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Liza Featherstone

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Liza Featherstone

Contributing Editor

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).

Articles

News and Features

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

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
means.

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.

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Today Starbucks went on trial in Manhattan, and I had the privilege of attending several hours of the proceedings today. On the way...
This Saturday, people around the world will attend more than 5,000 parties in honor of a much idolized, much abused celeb-of-the-moment. No...
It's irresistible to beat up on rich, elite universities like Harvard, Yale and Stanford when they disregard the rights of low-wage workers...
The Olympics are always big business, and the next summer's Games in Beijing may well be the most profitable in history. Much of the money...
Ever wonder why you can still get a manicure for $5 in parts of New York City? Or why waiters here are mostly white, while all the busboys...
On some West Coast college campuses this week, students and workers have been outspoken. Tuesday afternoon the Stanford students occupying...
This morning, eleven Stanford University students began occupying the lobby of their president's office demanding humane conditions for the...
Today Starbucks faced legal and political trouble from its own workers. On the third anniversary of the founding of the IWW Starbucks Union...