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Worker Abuse

Apple Supplier Accused Of Labor Abuse

AP | Posted 09.28.2013 | Technology

BEIJING (AP) — A labor rights group Monday accused a Chinese company that makes iPhones for Apple Inc. of abuses including withholding employees' pa...

Alleged Worker Abuse At Manufacturer Of Cars 2 Toys

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.30.2011 | Business

Toys bring great joy to many young children. But produced under abusive conditions, they also bring pain. An undercover investigation in Shenzhen,...

How The Meat Industry Turned Abuse Into A Business Model

Mother Jones | Tom Philpott | Posted 08.30.2011 | Food

As a long-time student of the meat industry, I read Ted Genoways' extraordinary article on conditions at the "head table" of a factory-scale pig-proce...

The Honor Code and the Arab Gulf

Anastasia Hobbet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anastasia Hobbet

There is almost universal agreement that honor killing is un-Islamic. It's also illegal, yet it claims more than a thousand Pakistani women a year, maybe many more.

Kuwait's Housemaids Need an Arab Lincoln

Anastasia Hobbet | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anastasia Hobbet

Until Kuwaiti worker abuse becomes a topic of open debate in society, between friends and colleagues, in the newspapers, online, at the universities, and around dinner tables -- as Abolition was in the U.S. -- little will change.