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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 155–165.
Published: 01 December 2020
... her as much about herself, as it did about human rights and dignity in America today. Copyright © 2003 Wesleyan University Press, now published by Duke University Press on behalf of Smith College 2003 labor unions union organizers African American women Mississippi Delta women workers...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 209–236.
Published: 01 April 2020
... ). The anticapitalist analysis of our collective has informed our approach to labor organizing. To counter the alienation that workers experience, we are committed to practicing participatory democracy within the PVWC and equipping workers with the tools to lead their own struggles. That commitment is both ethical...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 261–277.
Published: 01 October 2019
... and the Cold War in Southeast Asia, 1945–1962 , edited by Goscha Christopher and Ostermann Christian , 123 – 36 . Stanford, CA : Stanford University Press . Heinzig Dieter . 2004 . The Soviet Union and Communist China, 1945–1950: The Arduous Road to the Alliance . Armonk, NY : M. E...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 65–84.
Published: 01 April 2020
...—and the self-dealing of the PROMESA board was a large part of what mobilized people so powerfully in the “Telegram-gate” protests. So, too, were the issues that Biggs has consistently championed. Two years of May Day protests by labor unions to defend pensions and the rights of workers turned out...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 244–246.
Published: 01 April 2019
... worked for the unions and we could recite facts about labor conditions and open borders and product dumping and job losses. But what we knew consciously was nothing to what we knew in our skin. In the old days I would walk into a shop in Cavendish Square, two streets from the house in Ingle Road...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 202–208.
Published: 01 April 2020
... occupation during World War II (Weber 2003 : 91). Women leaders promoted nationalist curricula in schools, and increasingly addressed the French colonial state on social issues such as health, education, labor, and the reform of religious personal status laws concerning marriage, divorce, and inheritance...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 82–96.
Published: 01 September 2018
... lyrics, movies, and academic scholarship by black women (and some men). 4 I present black hair haptics as an analytic for understanding quotidian social interactions among black women, their hair, and others. On June 6 and 8, 2013, in Union Square in New York City, a handful of black women...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 372–393.
Published: 01 October 2019
.... If your place in North America is a result of specifically inhabiting this indigenous land, or profiting in this way from slavery or from indentured labor—and where did the fruits of people’s own labor end up? Tracing the more personal stories of how structures of power function in family—what I do...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 51–68.
Published: 01 December 2020
... I was not, to the antiracist group, where most people were also White, but where my identification as a Black woman had a particular currency, to the trades union work I was involved with, where White working-class men explicitly ran the show and would refer to me as “petal” or “flower” as well...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (1): 14–31.
Published: 01 April 2020
... ferns, rain showers,  and heat Valle d’Aosta Toothy rodents, deer flies, may flies, dragonflies, oily roaches, lacy-winged mosquitos,    swarming fire ants, biting in mysterious union like one organism Yellow fields, ruts in the road, palmetto thickets, loblolly pines, Spanish moss, turgid...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 457–470.
Published: 01 October 2019
... (MCC), also in Beirut, and we sat down to interview Jane, a Filipina domestic migrant worker and a veteran activist for the rights of domestic migrant workers, as well as for labor rights and feminism in Lebanon in general. With us in the interview was also Farah, an antiracist feminist from Lebanon...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 253–260.
Published: 01 October 2019
..., exploring the plight of women political prisoners and the activism of women in trade unions. The second primary source, “Pan Pacific and Southeast Asia Women’s Association of the United States of America Discussion Group,” during the chill of the Cold War in the 1950s, chronicles the discussions between...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (2): 304–331.
Published: 01 October 2019
... hearing as well as the political legitimacy of compensating Indigenous peoples for land. She pointed out the comparison between Hawai‘i and Alaska, the two newest states of the union: One hundred and six years ago Russia sold Alaska to the United States. The natives of Alaska did not receive any...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 87–111.
Published: 01 December 2020
... . Justice by Gender: The Lack of Appropriate Prevention, Diversion and Treatment Alternatives for Girls in the Juvenile Justice System . Washington, D.C. : Aba and Nba . American Civil Liberties Union Immigrant Rights Project (ACLU) . 1993 . Justice Detained: Conditions at the Varick Street...
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Meridians (2021) 20 (1): 90–126.
Published: 01 April 2021
... deprived of many rights, which was a major hindrance in their development, they have been nullified. . . In the new system, it will be the priority of the central government that the employees of the state, the Jammu and Kashmir Police, get equal facilities with the employees of the other union territories...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (1): 107–130.
Published: 01 September 2018
..., as it was championed by leading anticolonial thinkers like Aimé Césaire as a pragmatic means of laying claim to the French republic their lives and labor had helped to build. 22 “I did not want to touch those men of color who could not resist running after every woman, and I knew that white men do not marry...
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Meridians (2018) 17 (2): 383–400.
Published: 01 November 2018
... of the group Godessa) speaks to the intersecting oppressions of race, gender, and class in her verse about the struggles of Black and Coloured mothers from the townships who labor in factories and as domestic workers. In the song she raps: scrubbing the floors, known as Black and Coloured women who work...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 227–243.
Published: 01 April 2019
... father met in Mississippi in 1965, while student participants in the civil rights movement. They were the first interracial couple to be legally married in the state of Mississippi, where they lived between the years 1967 and 1974 and where Walker was born in 1969. Walker’s parents regarded their union...
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Meridians (2019) 18 (1): 94–151.
Published: 01 April 2019
...-labor, ignorance and despair. 10 Lasker agreed to fund the project, explaining to Sanger, “I do not see how we can have the secure democracy for which our men are fighting and dying until we find a place of security and dignity for the Negro in our national life. If one minority is degraded, we...
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Meridians (2020) 19 (S1): 484–507.
Published: 01 December 2020
... feminist compact” through the expansion of women’s access to education, labor, and public space for a greater good: “the creation of a stronger, more productive nation that enlisted enlightened mothers and sisters-in-arms to the project of national development” (Kandiyoti 2012 ). In the wake of subsequent...