Kira Kern

1982: Marshall Islanders Protest Weapons Testing

The decision by the United States to resume weapons tests on the Marshall islands provoke a massive campaign of civil disobedience by the local population.

1919-21: Trinidadian General Strike

Returning soldiers from WWI

Frustrations over racism and low wages lead to a series of strikes from 1919-21, involving every sector and most ethnic groups on the islands.