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Today is World Day Against Child Labor and even as everything in our country is collapsing around us, it’s worth remembering the problems we used to be concerned with, such as kids working and dying on the job. Human Rights Watch: Today is the World Day Against Child Labor, and this year’s theme highlights the […]
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Scott Walker loves him some Foxconn. So much he basically handed over his entire state to it. And who wouldn’t love a company that has to put up suicide nets to stop its workers from throwing themselves off buildings instead of working there? Not to mention a company that loves it some child labor. Foxconn, […]
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On May 1, 1899, Florence Kelley began her work for the National Consumers’ League. Not only was the Consumers League a critical organization in the fight against child labor, but Kelley established herself and middle-class women more broadly as key allies in the struggle for dignified labor in the United States and made labor feminism […]
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Color me shocked that Betsy DeVos also also funds organizations that openly advocate for child labor: In addition to being a donor, DeVos has served on Acton’s Board of Directors for 10 years. The Institute is a non-profit research organization “dedicated to the study of free-market economics informed by religious faith and moral absolutes.” In […]
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