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Anarchists in the boardroom

In its silence on management, the Left has adopted many of the structures it criticizes – but there are alternatives writes Liam Barrington-Bush.

Filed in: Politics Work

Happy birthday retail monsters

Discount stores have been in North America for half a century but there’s not a lot to celebrate says Wayne Roberts.

Filed in: Politics Trade United States Work

Factory farms are the new sweatshops

Not only bad for animals, they also exploit and endanger their workers, says Chris Grezo.

Filed in: Animals Work

Spain’s brain drain

Dan Hancox on the skilled young people who, after thirty years of Spanish democracy, are finding their options increasingly limited.

Filed in: Economics Spain Work Youth

John Lewis’ cleaners fight back

Those cleaning the huge department stores in London are still paid the minimum wage but now they’re getting organized, reports Michael Pooler.

Filed in: Human Rights United Kingdom Work

Goodbye welfare, hello workfare

Warren Clark is unimpressed by governments forcing citizens to ‘donate’ their labour to big business.

Filed in: Poverty Work

Government forced to back down on workfare

Campaigners have won a temporary reprieve, but the fight to end ‘forced labour’ continues. Izzy Köksal reports.

Filed in: Activism Work

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.

Filed in: China Human Rights Trade Unions Wealth Work

Frontline Africans: migrants hit by Europe's economic decline

What can African migrant workers do when faced with rising unemployment and racism in Europe? Sarah Babiker reports from Spain and Argentina.

Filed in: Africa Argentina Migration Spain Work

Pay your interns!

As a campaign is launched to stop the exploitation of interns, office manager Anna Weston explains the paid internship programme at New Internationalist.

Filed in: Co-operatives Trade Unions Work Youth

Whose miracle?

An epic migration to the cities has been responsible for China’s turbocharged economic performance. But, as Richard Swift explains, the cost for many workers has been too great and they refuse to be quiet any longer.

Filed in: China Trade Unions Work

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