Posts Tagged: labor
Iraqi workers quickly discovered that the occupation authorities had little respect for labor rights.
Working families in Iraq, already severely stressed by Saddam Hussein’s misrule, wars, and sanctions, have lost more ground in economic terms since the U.S. invasion.
Women workers are good for trade, but is trade good for women workers?
Labor's foreign policy and the split in the AFL-CIO.
Despite facing a hostile occupation with a vested interest in their suppression, and an armed insurgency targeting unions and civil society, a higher percentage of factories in Iraq have worker-based organizing committees and fledgling unions than do U.S. factories.
What actually motivated the United States to take on the problematic task of conquering and rebuilding Iraq?
One strength of truly progressive analysis is that it places what appear to be isolated events in a larger context
Public understandings of the economy also matter.
The failure of the Cancun WTO ministerial may eventually come to be viewed as marking the end of the current global trade agenda.
For the first time ever, the case of a violation of an ILO convention by the Government of the United States was taken up by the Conference Committee on the Application of Standards.