The idea that bad factory jobs were a godsend to the developing world has long been a complete lie told by the global capitalist class to sell the outsourcing of jobs and pollution to society. I’
It has been 8 years since 1,129 workers died making your clothing at the Rana Plaza factory in Savar, Bangladesh. Americans never did one damn thing about it. Nothing at all. There was no pressure fro
Pandemic or not, the global apparel industry is going to make sure that it is the workers making our clothing that is going to suffer the most. For nearly a year, A-ya spent up to 10 hours a day at Tr
When you create supply chains without the slightest concern for anything but low costs–ignoring workplace safety, human rights, labor rights, environmentally sustainability, every other concern
I’m glad someone in the media is paying attention to the impact of COVID-19 and the decline of the global economy on the tenuous status of unionized garment workers in south and southeast Asia.
On November 13, 1970, Jeon Tae-Il, a Korean sweatshop worker, burned himself to death in protest over the sweatshop conditions of he and his fellow workers. This is the foundational moment in South Ko
Ha ha ha, of course not. Those workers could strike and stuff. Nope, prison labor is way better! Now, look, I know that the prison system is terrible for prisoners around the world. Some of these bran
I want to take you back, perhaps in the Wayback Machine, to the lost age of 2013. If we can open the creaky vaults of our memories, we might recall that 1,138 workers died to make your clothes and clo