Posts Tagged: labor
Planners in the Egyptian military want to boost the old defense-industrial complex by cultivating new smaller scale projects that partner the Egyptian armed forces with a diverse portfolio of second- and third-tier foreign defense manufacturers.
Mike Daisey's appearance on "This American Life" has made it impossible to ignore Apple's labor abuses.
Apple's march to market supremacy has been accomplished at tremendous cost to both American and Chinese workers.
Can we run our economy on military spending?
Jobs certainly thought differently, but the company he created acted the same as the competition.
The caravan of drug war victims led by Mexican poet Javier Sicilia arrived at the Mexico-Guatemala border in Ciudad Hidalgo, Chiapas, on Sept. 14, where they asked for forgiveness from the migrants who risk their lives to cross Mexico to reach the United States.
What's called sex trafficking is more often voluntary sex work, which is not without its hazards either.
Public sector unions are among the only institutions that still stand against the unchecked influence of corporations. And they are under attack.
India and China, two leading emerging economies in the world, are competing with each other, as well as Africa's traditional western trading partners, to build a stronger relationship with Africa.
Monologist Mike Daisey takes on Apple and challenges audiences to exercise their consumer power to effect change.