February 24, 2020

New York Times opinion columnist Jamelle Bouie mentions author Ahmed White in a column on Bernie Sanders' bid for the presidency. 


April 20, 2019

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School Massacre of 1999. In an odd and unhappy quirk of history, this appalling event shares its name with an earlier mass killing in Colorado—the 1927 Columbine Mine Massacre, which happened only forty miles away....

August 18, 2017

In a new review, historian Randi Storch calls THE LAST GREAT STRIKE "thoughtful, well-written and carefully researched." She says it is a "powerful read, appropriate for the classroom and the general public." And she describes it as "particularly relevant in today's "p...

Professor Ahmed White's editorial on the 80th anniversary of the Memorial Day Massacre, one of the Little Steel Strike's earliest conflicts, appeared today in Jacobin. https://www.jacobinmag.com/2017/05/memorial-day-massacre-little-steel-strike-violence-police

Tim Goulet, writing for the International Socialist Review, calls THE LAST GREAT STRIKE "fascinating" and an "important contribution." He calls author Ahmed White "brilliant," a writer with a "sharp legal mind." In Goulet's words, "Ahmed White’s The Last Great Strike i...

Julia Smith, writing for the Monthly Review, calls THE LAST GREAT STRIKE "deeply researched" and "vividly narrated." In Smith's words, the book "is a strong piece of scholarship, rich with archival discoveries. Compelling and accessible, it draws on an impressive range...

March 5, 2017

HNN calls Ahmed White's THE LAST GREAT STRIKE  "a well-written and highly detailed study" of the Little Steel Strike and "its devastating consequences." According to HNN,  White deserves "great credit" for engaging in a "reevaluation" of the strike and its impact," and...

February 16, 2017

According to the World Socialist Website, The Last Great Strike is "an important book." The reviewers applaud the author, Ahmed White, for his meticulous research and open-minded inquiry, saying that the Little Steel Strike "finally found a worthy historian in Ahmed Wh...

December 24, 2016

Louis Proyect, writing for Counterpunch, calls THE LAST GREAT STRIKE "magisterial" and "inspiring," cautioning that "[w]hile the labor struggles of the 1930s now seem as remote from our own experience today as the Chartist fight to win the vote in Great Britain, there...

November 1, 2016

The Australian Society for the Study of Labour History holds author Ahmed White up as an example of a scholar who is engaged in a "search for excellence, or perfection," a  quest for something that "lifts the spirits." According to the Journal, "[t]he extent of [White'...

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