Articles by Frances
August 31, 2023 -
The co-founders of Rainbow Refuge in Carbondale want others to know it's not that difficult to protect trans people in their prolonged moment of political vulnerability, and the rewards are many.
June 30, 2023 -
The co-founder of Cooperation Jackson talks democratic organizing, the solidarity economy, and working against state violence in Mississippi’s majority-Black capital city.
April 11, 2023 -
Facing South recently spoke with Larry Spencer, an official in the United Mine Workers district that represents the over 1,000 miners who unsuccessfully struck against Warrior Met Coal in Alabama for almost two years. He discussed conditions for the returning miners, relations between the long-time workers and the scabs who replaced them, and how the union — now facing a decertification petition — is challenging the company's refusal to take back 41 strikers, many of them union officials.
February 23, 2023 -
Goat in the Road Productions of New Orleans recently presented an immersive play about a family of Sicilian grocers deciding whether to make common cause with Black/Creole grocers during the city's 1892 general strike. They were joined by community partners Step Up Louisiana and the New Orleans Workers' Center for Racial Justice to help raise awareness about the history behind the drama.