Posts Tagged: workers
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.
Twenty years since its passage, NAFTA has displaced workers on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, depressed wages, weakened unions, and set the terms of the neoliberal global economy.
Monologist Mike Daisey takes on Apple and challenges audiences to exercise their consumer power to effect change.
At the U.S. Social Forum in Detroit, reports columnist Christine Ahn, a new and powerful antiwar movement came together.
A former U.S. trade negotiator criticizes U.S. trade policy.
Indian guest workers, brought to the United States to help rebuild following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, hold a hunger strike to protest abuse by Signal International.
The scandal of lead paint on toys imported from China is an issue that is as much about U.S. domestic politics and culture as toxicology.
Patrick Quirk explains the "friendship" of people who are seemingly worlds away: The Landless Workers Movement (MST) in Brazil and their friends here in United States - the Friends of the MST.