The sentiments behind police abolitionism originated with late-19th and early-20th century organized labor.
The understanding that workers across the world are fighting the same fight is at a new high.
Full-time professional staff were working second jobs, going to food pantries, putting their children on Medicare and selling plasma.
Lemlich’s team of “farbrente Yidishe meydlekh” — “fiery Jewish girls” — reinvigorated the early 20th-century labor movement.
The Academy Awards have nefarious origins: They were apparently created by Hollywood’s creative class to combat unionization.
Harvard University dining workers are celebrating a victory after a strike that gained them a $35,000 minimum yearly income and stable health-care costs in their new contract. And Jewish students on campus are, by and large, celebrating with them after taking a prominent role at the forefront of the push to support their demands.
Workers at the iconic camera store B and H say they face unsafe labor conditions and are looking to unionize.
Labor is focused on organizing low-wage workers and safety issues, especially after recent horrific factory tragedies. But maybe unions should push for all of us to work a little less.
Israel’s Jewish Home party, for those still trying to follow these things, is a new body that reunites the main elements of the old National Religious Party (NRP, Hebrew Mafdal), which represented the Modern Orthodox / Religious Zionist constituency in the Knesset for a half-century.