Posts in: labor

Labor Weather Report, February 2019

February 2019

Over 150 million workers wage a general strike paralyzing cities in India for two days, Amazon workers are in revolt, Los Angeles teachers walk out for the first time in 30 years.

Poverty by design

December 2018

Why worker’s paychecks can’t pay the bills — in the richest country in the world.

Trump’s NAFTA publicity stunt

October 2018

While endlessly covering Trump’s false NAFTA-supplanting deal with Mexico at the end of August, the U.S. press avoided reporting on how very bad any free trade agreement is for the working class.

Amazon’s sweatshop culture

October 2018

Interviews with Somali warehouse employees in Minnesota and reports from factories in Europe reveal brutal conditions and angry workforces.