Posts Tagged: labor
The Mike Daisey saga has shown that melodrama and sentimental fiction cannot alone change the world, but they have a place in progressive politics.
Should we let the truth get in the way of a good story?
Why should anyone believe that catering to the interests of U.S. corporations located in or returning from China will make American workers any better off?
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.