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The secret war on Asia’s workers

When everything is a commodity, labour rights count little, says Josiah Mortimer…

  • Fri Jul 11 04:54:00 2014
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SOAS cleaners strike for equal rights

Steve Rushton interviews workers fighting for better working conditions in a university that teaches global justice.…

  • Fri Mar 21 06:55:00 2014
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Development, exploitation and the 2014 World Cup

The recent deaths of construction workers reveal a darker side to the ‘Brazilian miracle’, says Jean Grugel.…

  • Tue Dec 17 08:47:00 2013
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Britain turns back the clock on migrant domestic workers

The government’s decision to end the overseas domestic worker visa has given bad employers opportunity to abuse, argues Paul Donovan.…

  • Tue Jul 2 05:05:00 2013
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Forget about winning, Lefties

Shimri Zameret on why he thinks national struggles for social justice are failing to bring true international solidarity among workers.…

  • Thu May 2 06:55:00 2013
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Bring workers’ rights back into fashion

Angered by the avoidable tragic factory collapse at Rana Plaza, Bangladesh, Mari Marcel Thekaekara looks at how we’ve regressed on employment.…

  • Thu May 2 06:26:00 2013
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Overseas Filipino Workers – heroes at home, exploited abroad

In Qatar, Iris Gonzales is surrounded by fellow Filipinos forced to find jobs away from their families.…

  • Thu Apr 25 05:54:00 2013
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Why won’t Adidas pay-up in Indonesia?

The sportswear giant has lost contracts worth over $10 million because of its refusal to settle a $1.8-million debt to workers.…

  • Fri Dec 7 10:30:00 2012
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The unpalatable reality of working for Apple

A fresh wave of reports unveiling exploitation in the iPad empire are forcing Apple to clean up up its act, reports Mark Engler.…

  • Sun Apr 1 09:46:00 2012
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Travels in hyper-reality – two weeks in Dubai

A glitzy, gaudy world, built on oil and cheap migrant labour – Sokari Ekine is not impressed.…

  • Thu Jun 10 09:00:39 2010
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