Mexico Faces Largest Strike In North America, 70,000 Sweatshop Auto Workers

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As new manufacturing plants join the growing strike in Matamoros, Mexico, over 70,000 workers are confronting threats of mass firings and plant closures by the employers and advancing their fight [...]

New Study Finds “More Sweatshops Than Starbucks” In Chicago

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By Jeff Schuhrke for In These Times - The report, Challenging the Business of Fear, was prepared by Raise the Floor Alliance, which is a coalition of Chicago worker centers, and the National [...]

20 Students Arrested During Sweatshop Protest

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Earlier today, 20 students and community members were arrested at an REI location in Rockville, MD, while protesting REI’s refusal to cut ties with serial human rights abuser The North Face. USAS [...]