MCALLEN, TX - JUNE 12: A two-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained near the U.S.-Mexico border on June 12, 2018 in McAllen, Texas. The.
On April 16, 1836, Massachusetts passed the nation's first law limiting child labor. It required that children under the age of 15 working in factories be given three months off.
As Timothy Noah notes, the rise of child labor in America is directly connected to Republican policies on the issue, as in Republicans are objectively pro-child labor. Child labor is.
For once, the massive amount of child labor in this nation is receiving attention. I talk about it frequently, but as a third-rate historian on a top 100 political science.
Lewis Hine, "Little Lottie, a Regular Oyster Shucker in Alabama Canning Co., Bayou La Batre, Alabama, 1911
Capital mobility can hamper decent labor protections in a few ways. As I pointed out in Out of Sight (amazingly that book came out 8 years ago, man I gotta.
The history of child labor is well-known, in no small part thanks to the powerful photographs of Lewis Hine that went so far in convincing people that maybe kids should.
I've long called for laws to force corporations to take supply chain labor conditions seriously. After all, they control for both quality and cost in the supply chain. They just.