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On Labor Day: Corporations Deploy Anti-Worker Weapon

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

Instead of picnicking, Steelworkers in six states will spend this Labor Day picketing the gates of a dozen Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) specialty mills. These 2,200 Steelworkers are not on strike. They never even took a strike vote to threaten a walkout. ATI locked them out of their jobs.

Drugs, Cock Fights and Iron Ore -- a Chinese Connection to the Michoacán Crisis?

Luis A. Marentes | Posted 04.12.2014 | Latino Voices
Luis A. Marentes

I look forward to investigative reporters digging deeper into the causes and consequences of the current Michoacán crisis to help us understand the many layers that lay behind a conflict that is often reported as one between evil extortionists and a noble popular uprising.


Reuters | Ingrid Melander | Posted 04.25.2013 | Business

* More than 3.2 mln jobless, 11.5 pct y/y increase * Data deals further blow to unpopular government PARIS, April 25 (Reuters) - More people wer...

Kathryn Findlay on her Favourite Impermanent Structures in London (VIDEO) | Posted 10.03.2012 | Arts

Kathryn Findlay is the Principal Director of Ushida Findlay Architects. Gaining prominence in the nineties, the practice is known for its use of exper...

London Gets Its Olympics 2012 Tattoo

2012-02-16-archdailyreal.jpg | Posted 06.29.2012 | Home

By Karen Cilento Click here for the original article. The ArcelorMittal Orbit / Anish Kapoor + Cecil Balmond Is it the perfect blend of sculp...

ArcelorMittal Orbit (PHOTOS): Plan For Massive 2012 London Olympic Tower Is Unveiled

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The ArcelorMittal Orbit, a teetering tower planned for the 2012 Olympic Games, is set to become the largest work of public art in the United Kingdom. ...

Workers Need a Robust OSHA for Their Survival

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

To reduce that daily toll, to make Workers Memorial Day less memorable, the U.S. Labor Department and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration must be properly funded and empowered.

Breaking the Resource Curse: Concession Negotiation in Liberia

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Arlene M. Roberts

Sub-Saharan Africa possesses some of the highest concentrations of natural resources. Yet, for all the mining and extraction, relatively precious few of the benefits trickle down to its citizens.