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LGM Film Club, Part 266: From Spikes to Spindles

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In the 1970s, a significant movement developed in the sweatshops of Chinatown in New York, where workers demanded labor rights. They were represented by what was left of the old textile unions that had risen in New York nearly a century earlier. It was a combination of an old-school labor movement with a new form of Asian-American nationalism. In 1976, Christine Choy directed a documentary about this. It’s well worth your time as a significant document of American social movement history. Here’s a few minutes of it.

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