Kari Lyder­sen, an In These Times con­tribut­ing edi­tor, is a Chica­go-based jour­nal­ist writ­ing for pub­li­ca­tions includ­ing the Wash­ing­ton Post, the Chica­go Read­er and The Pro­gres­sive. She is the author/­co-author of three books and teach­es jour­nal­ism at Colum­bia Col­lege and to high-school stu­dents. Her work can be read at www​.kar​i​ly​der​sen​.com. Jes­si­ca Pupo­vac is a Chica­go-based free­lance reporter.
Striking on the Shoulders of Giants
Injustice persists at copper mine that sparked Mexican Revolution