labor rights

October 20, 2023
Andrea Penman-Lomeli

Mark Steven’s book Class War: A Literary History expands our understanding of class war but completely misses the role of ideology and organizing in class politicization.

August 15, 2023
Claudia Díaz-Combs

President Nayib Bukele is dismantling vital public services that millions of Salvadorans rely on, and cracking down on the unions that defend them.

August 11, 2023
George Ygarza

The life of the renowned campesino activist Hugo Blanco helps us see through the limitations of state reform and better hear the often-silenced voices of resisting communities.

June 30, 2023
Perla M. Guerrero

Sarah McNamara’s book traces the politics of Cuban immigrants and their descendants, the central role of women, and histories of labor organizing in a Tampa area cigar making community.

September 7, 2022
Chelsea Carrick

The latest mining accident in Mexico's coal region reveals a long history of labor abuse and lack of accountability.

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.

April 6, 2016
David Bacon

Juárez maquiladora workers fight for their rights. 

February 19, 2014
Levi Bridges

Guestworkers from Mexico, Jamaica, and Haiti meet seasonal demand at harvest time in New York's apple fields. Farm-owner John Teeple says that with the border so tight, we've actually trapped people so they can't go home.

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