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Entries by Michelle Chen from 04/2013

Is Gender Justice Getting Shafted in Immigration Reform?

| Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

The devaluation of immigrant women's labor is intertwined with the devaluation of women as human beings. Without bringing gender and human rights into the dialogue, Congress will unfairly exclude women from the promise of true citizenship.

Domestic Workers Sow a New Global Movement

| Posted 04.18.2013 | World

The household is a deeply traditional and extraordinarily modern, intensely global and local, workplace. Linking work and family, public and private, domestic workers are schooling the labor movement in new concepts of respect, self-determination and social equity.

Factory Collapse in Bangladesh Shows Cracks in the System

| Posted 04.28.2013 | World

There are few ways to make a decent living in Bangladesh, but there are many ways to die trying. The cracks in the manufacturing system are showing. As workers grimly await the next tragedy, the world will ignore their warnings at its peril.