Posts Tagged: globalization

While feigning outrage at worker abuse in Bangladesh, the U.S. government has been quietly supporting the same sweatshop factories used by Wal-Mart and the Gap.

Postcard from Mumbai

Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat is one of many reminders that the modern economy has not transcended the realities of undercompensated manual toil.

From Davos to Dystopia

A new report from the World Economic Forum that tries to make sense of the wave of protest and unrest sweeping the world may signal a new approach to global security in Western capitals.
Since it is the 200th anniversary of the British Luddite protests this month, that movement has been getting some attention.
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