work conditions

Teachers on Strike

March 26, 2014
Education Professor Lois Weiner breaks down what connects tens of thousands of striking teachers in the UK, and why American teachers have not been launching their own major strikes

Bangladesh

May 1, 2013
Bill Black: In the name of competitiveness, the criminal conditions that led to the deaths and injuries of thousands of workers in Bangladesh, are being created around the world in a race to lower wages and working conditions

Unions in America

April 29, 2013
Josh Eidelson: Workers say Walmart scheduling consigns workers to poverty through insufficient hours and wreaks havoc on their personal lives

Most Greeks Look to Left for Solutions, but Far Right Gaining Strength

October 19, 2012
Costas Lapavitsas: Merkel’s visit to Greece shows Eurozone leadership don’t want to push Greece out, but situation is explosive as people are furious at austerity measures