After a manager at a Dollar General asked about the unionization of a nearby store, the company fired her

Missouri, an overwhelmingly poor, GOP-dominated state, where a new "right-to-work" bill will face a referendum on the 2018 ballot, is at the heart of the battle over the nation's surging trade union movement. Read the rest

Unpaid Zara garment workers slip pleas for overdue wages into clothes

Turkish purchasers of clothing from fast fashion brand Zara have discovered notes slipped into pockets of their clothes by workers begging for support in their struggle to get long-overdue wages. Read the rest

Technology's "culture of compliance" must be beaten back in the name of justice

In 1989, Canadian activist, engineer and thinker Ursula Franklin gave a series of extraordinary lectures on the politics of technology design and deployment called "The Real World of Technology." Read the rest