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Domestic Workers United

Premilla Nadasen On Domestic Workers, Poverty, Cops & What Is to Be Done

David Henry Sterry | Posted 10.13.2016 | Home
David Henry Sterry

"House Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women Who Built a Movement" is a wonderful read, skillfully written and meticulously researched. So I thought I'd pick the brain of the author, Premilla Nadasen, and see what light she can shed on this dirty little secret of American life.

19 Activists Who Are Changing America

Peter Dreier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

You might not know it if your only source of information is the mainstream media, but there's a vibrant grassroots progressive movement winning victories, raising awareness and changing lives in every part of the country.

Occupy May Day Protests Yields 'Pop Up Encampment' In Zuccotti Park

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2012 | Business

* Organized labor rejects call for general strike * Protests in Chicago, San Francisco * New York police report white po...

About Time: New York's Domestic Workers May Finally Get Rights on the Job

Amy Traub | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Amy Traub

Is scrubbing somebody else's floor "work"? How about staying up all night -- every night -- with another person's colicky baby? Or helping their elderly mother shower and use the bathroom?

The Nanny Diaries: A Caribbean Version

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Arlene M. Roberts

There are more than 200,000 women in New York working as nannies, companions and housekeepers, whose lives are typified by long hours, meagre wages, drudgery, and worse.