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Flourishing in a not-for-profit world

Donnie Maclurcan and Jen Hinton report from the new Earth of 2050 where the money-driven business is a thing of the past.

Filed in: Co-operatives Corporations Society Work

Why I won’t be boycotting Primark

After the factory deaths in Bangladesh, Ilana Winterstein says consumer pressure is what’s needed to make brands listen to workers.

Filed in: Bangladesh Ethical Consumerism Human Rights Trade Unions Work

Forget about winning, Lefties

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

Filed in: Activism Democracy Economics Trade Unions Work

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.

Filed in: Bangladesh Corporations Human Rights India Politics Trade Unions Work

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.

Filed in: Migration Philippines Work

Argument: Should prostitution be legalized?

Human rights lawyer Dianne Post and writer and filmmaker Bishakha Datta go head-to-head.

Filed in: Law Women Work

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

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