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June 27, 2022
Arianna Jiménez

In Colombia’s booming gig economy, temporary immigration measures make little difference in the lives of vulnerable Venezuelan workers.

February 9, 2022
Dan DiMaggio and Luis Feliz Leon

The vote by auto workers in Guanajuato to replace the previous employee-friendly union with the National Auto Workers Union in early February is a breakthrough for labor rights.

October 29, 2021
Estefania Castañeda Pérez

Akers Chacón provides a historical account of the neoliberal contradiction in immigration enforcement: open borders for capitalism, criminalization for cross-border workers.

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. 

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