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March 10, 2020
Michelle Joffroy, Jennifer Guglielmo, Diana Sierra Becerra

Un proyecto digital de las humanidades con base comunataria. 

September 2, 2019
Alejandra Dinegro Martínez

The global explosion of apps like Uber, Glovo, Deliveroo, and Rappi has generated new ways of exploiting Latin American labor, as “collaborators” struggle to be considered workers.

August 29, 2019
Beatriz Llenín Figueroa

En las plantillas de Excel de los tecnócratas, la condición de los docentes "sin plaza" se trata de un mero headcount de empleados adjuntos que hay que reducir. En los cuerpos de la facultad adjunta, vivimos las precarias condiciones, empeoradas por las que hoy enfrenta el país en pleno.

August 28, 2019
Laura Weiss

Read the editor's intro to our latest print issue, "We Are All Workers," which focuses on Labor in the Americas. 

July 10, 2019
Brían Hanrahan

A three-month strike shutting down one of Mexico’s top universities lays bare class schisms, the López Obrador government’s tepid response to inequality, and organized labor’s limitations in building solidarity across class divides.

April 29, 2019
Cinzia Arruzza and Paula Varela

A dispatch from an embattled worker-run factory in Buenos Aires, where a militant women’s committee has linked the fight in the factory to the broader feminist—and working classstruggle beyond its doors.

 

February 2, 2017
David Bacon

Donald Trump's draconian immigration enforcement efforts face a basic challenge: the United States operates within an economic system that profits off immigrant labor. 

January 12, 2017

Building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border would be a resounding failure. The separation wall between Israel and Palestine helps show us why. 

March 6, 2012
It is a sad truth that the structure of the Mexican economy in the early twenty-first century requires that poor citizens who seek work north of the border do so in sectors of the U.S. economy that provide sub-minimum wages, horrendous working conditions and unscrupulous employer practices. 
September 25, 2007
Saskia Sassen

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