When the Democratic presidential candidate told a crowd in Washington Square Park about a ‘very persistent woman’ named Frances Perkins, it was inspiring to see women front-and-center in the narrative
At last night’s rally, reviving the spirit of Frances Perkins
First in a series on the anarchists and the Jews: two uniquely Jewish contributions to American life and the global struggle for worker’s rights
A planned memorial for victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire just cleared a major hurdle in New York City government—now who’s going to pay for it?
And with them the hope of change through activism
The best children’s books about the labor movement—and the part Jews have played in it
Through a public art project, learning lessons of history and social justice
In her latest novel, Alice Hoffman renders the brutal world of Lower East Side immigrants in the romantic hues her readers expect
The Material World, Dan Fishback’s new musical, uses the Jewish left to ask: Are consumers the new workers?
Need Hanukkah gift ideas? From a tale of a Shabbat princess to a Lower East Side detective story, here are the year’s best Jewish kids’ books
On the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, it’s important to remember this important case not as a black-and-white morality tale but as a nuanced and complex story
99th anniversary today