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Labor Movements

Boycotts Aren't Always the Answer

David Macaray | Posted 04.30.2015 | Business
David Macaray

American sweatshops didn't begin to improve significantly until labor unions began representing their workers. Accordingly, if we truly wish to help Bangladeshi textile workers, it won't be by refusing to purchase the apparel they produce. All that will do is destroy their livelihoods. Rather, the goal should be to promote the Bangladeshi labor movement.

It's Springtime in America -- Can the Occupy Movement Reinvent Itself?

Russell C. Smith | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
Russell C. Smith

The Occupy movement has been in hibernation mode for several months, but with warmer weather on the horizon, odds are it will become a fixture in every major city in America during this election year.

The F Word: Where's the Party?

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

The winners were challengers -- right and left - and those who organized on the ground. As our friend Jane Hamsher put it primary night, "Between Obam...