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Child Labor Notes

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On February 27, 2020
While the nation only cares about the presidential election, the routine daily horrors of the world continue without abatement and it’s high time we remember that these things are happening and demand we do something about it. First, George Clooney is the “brand ambassador” for Nespresso, the coffee company. Of course he has no idea […]

#MeToo in Trucking

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On May 23, 2019

I was happy to be quoted in this excellent and important American Prospect piece on sexual harassment in trucking. Not long after Claudia Lopez began her career in trucking, a male colleague began to

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Over half a decade has passed since the Rana Plaza sweatshop collapsed and 1,138 workers were killed making your clothes. Since you haven’t done anything about it, your politicians haven’t prioritized it or even mentioned it, and your companies have actively fought against any accountability, nothing has improved. The Workers Rights Consortium has a new […]
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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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