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Today’s diary, a co-production of NY Brit Expat and myself, reposts the historical documents we used last year quoting the words and actions of the “founding mothers” of International Women’...
by Geminijen
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Mar 09, 2014 at 03:00 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
I quit. I've handed in my resignation -- This job is one continual aggravation; I'm feeling uninspired. It's time that I retired; I've given it, yes, due consideration. And on this all-too ...
by Eowyn9
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Dec 12, 2013 at 08:09 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Because Obama is in Africa, the pundits on MSNBC were saying this morning that China has invested far more in Africa than the U.S., and that we should "catch up" (as in, a race to the bottom ). They ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Jun 30, 2013 at 10:45 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
by Beverly Bell, Alexis Erkert, and Deepa Panchang May 23, 2013 Over the past few weeks in this article series, we’ve heard firsthand from Haitian garment workers about low wages, sexual ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu May 23, 2013 at 07:59 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
By Beverly Bell May 8, 2013 Below, Haitian women workers tell of their experiences in sweatshops. These interviews, gathered over the past two years, are among many dozens that this writer has ...
by Bev Bell
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed May 08, 2013 at 09:11 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
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by Matt Bors
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue May 07, 2013 at 06:50 AM PDT with 47 Recommends
http://www.buildingbridgesradio.blogspot.com/2013/03/mcdonalds-abuse-of-student-guest.html Building Bridges, National Edition with Mimi Rosenberg & Ken Nash ***************** McDonald’s Abuse Of ...
by buildingbridgesradio
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 11:23 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Nike has been accused of having a history of using sweatshops and utilizing child and slave labor -- just like Apple and many other U.S. corporations do to manufacture and market their products in " ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Mar 26, 2013 at 06:36 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
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by Steven Payne
Comment Count 104 comments on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 07:00 PM PST with 49 Recommends
"The biggest myth of all time is that sweatshops are bad." Fox New's Greg Gutfeld really said that. Not the tooth fairy or the earth being flat, but that sweatshops are bad. The biggest myth of ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 90 comments on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 02:47 PM PST with 87 Recommends
I quit. I've handed in my resignation -- This job is one continual aggravation; I'm feeling uninspired. It's time that I retired; I've given it, yes, due consideration. And on this all-too ...
by Eowyn9
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Dec 12, 2012 at 06:13 AM PST with 10 Recommends
by WALTER BRASCH Imitating Sgt. Schultz of “Hogan’s Heroes,” Walmart executives claimed they knew nothing—NOTHING—about working conditions in a garment factory in Bangladesh where 112 ...
by brasch
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Nov 30, 2012 at 03:44 AM PST with 7 Recommends
UNICORP — Buy stock, if your conscience allows.  American prison-labor sweatshops: dirt-cheap (23¢ per hour) "employees" from a literally captive and continuously renewed labor pool, market-...
by sierra volk
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Oct 01, 2012 at 09:54 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Rutgers United Students Against Sweatshops have occupied the Old Queens building. They are sitting in at the office of outgoing university President Richard McCormick. They demand that Rutgers ...
by sayitaintso
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Apr 27, 2012 at 01:54 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
In French Rarebit , Bugs Bunny finds himself at the center of a battle between two French chefs and he helpfully provides each chef with advice to help move things along. It ...
by dengre
Comment Count 59 comments on Sun Feb 12, 2012 at 07:48 PM PST with 181 Recommends
Over at Balloon Juice, Doug wrote about Rick Santorum running meetings where lobbyists were able to thumbs-ups or thumps-...
by dengre
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Dec 29, 2011 at 06:19 PM PST with 43 Recommends
“No poor man ever gave me a job.” How many times have you heard that one?  Sadly, these words are often spoken by a working class person who should know better. It’s always said with a ...
by BobboSphere
Comment Count 107 comments on Thu Dec 01, 2011 at 06:14 AM PST with 130 Recommends
Wow! I never realized that Amazon was such a total sweatshop (literally). ...
by jo fish
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Nov 29, 2011 at 05:12 PM PST with 8 Recommends
When I first came to this country 20 years ago, Guy Fawkes Night was something of a mystery. I enjoyed the bonfires, but thought them a bit vengeful at this distance; and I missed Hallowe’en. ...
by Reverend Billy
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Nov 13, 2011 at 09:31 AM PST with 3 Recommends
This little film shows Tuesday's simulcast between the London and New York OCCUPY communities. I flew out to the encampment at St. Paul's Cathedral, and we sang the 99% song together, across the ...
by Reverend Billy
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Nov 10, 2011 at 09:37 AM PST with 6 Recommends