middle east

Labor Weather Report – December 2012

December 2012

November 2012 — Indian auto workers fight. To stop an independent union organizing drive, Maruti Suzuki India fires 546 workers and has 149 jailed after a management provoked altercation at… Read more »

Egyptians defend their revolution

February 2013

Outraged Egyptians took to the streets in January 2011 and toppled their military dictator of 30 years, Hosni Mubarak. Ever since, they have been in the streets and the face… Read more »

World Beat: Syria’s winter of pain

February 2014

It’s snowing and freezing cold in war-torn Syria, and 80 percent of the people fear starvation. Two and a half million refugees, mostly women and children, have fled to Lebanon,… Read more »