Posts Tagged: labor
Stripped to its bare bones, the NEPAD is a "partnership" with the developed world whereby African countries will set up and police standards of good government across the continent in return for increased aid flows, private investment, and a lowering of obstacles to trade by the West.
Europe's war between unions trying to protect the remnants of the welfare state, and governments bent on shredding them further, brought a million people into the streets on Sunday.
ver the last decade, shrimp have evolved from a delicacy only the rich could afford to the most popular seafood in America.
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