Posts Tagged: labor
U.S.-Mexican relations might look at little different in the age of Obama, but the Bush-era priorities remain the same.
The fight against Arizona's new immigration law is heating up.
Immigration reform must address not only who is coming over the border to work but why they are doing it.
The real discontent in Iran, reports columnist Conn Hallinan, is at the workplace.
Millions of Brazilians have serious housing problems. The Movimiento Sin Techo (Homeless Movement) seeks to organize them, and to occupy abandoned properties and land on the outskirts of the city to pressure the government.
Artists uncover the true costs of coal.
Migrant workers form the fifth largest country in the world and produce profits equal to the third largest corporation. They should be at the center of any reform of the global economy.
The long-term effects of allowing the economic crisis to erode labor rights and further impoverish an already-stricken nation will only lead to instability throughout the region.
At stake in El Salvador's movement to ban mining is the question of whether private interests can trump national sovereignty.
Organizing is still a life-threatening proposition in many workplaces around the world.