Michelle Chen is a contributing writer at In These Times and The Nation, a contributing editor at Dissent and a co-producer of the Belabored” podcast. She studies history at the CUNY Graduate Center. She tweets at @meeshellchen.

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The Supervisor From Hell Gets a Pass From SCOTUS
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For Disgruntled Young Workers, Lawsuits May Spark Intern Insurrection
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Excluded from Federal Standards, California Home Aides Get Their Day in Court
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Why Safer Food Workers Mean Safer Food
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Recruitment Abuses Emerge in Immigration Reform Debate
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Why the Dubai Strike Matters
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Anger Rising in Bangladesh, Putting Big Brands Under Pressure
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A Budget That Tightens Belts by Emptying Stomachs
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Farmworkers Fight Wendy’s, the ‘Last Holdout’ on Fair Food
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A More Democratic Foxconn? No One Told the Workers
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As Death Toll in Bangladesh Collapse Climbs Past 1,000, Another Factory Fire Claims 8 Lives
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That Unemployment Form Might Violate Your Civil Rights
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Farmworkers Dig Into the New ‘Blue Card’ Plan
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Factory Collapse in Bangladesh Exposes Cracks in the System
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Bangladeshi Activists Bring Fight to Wal-Mart’s Doorstep
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Cutting the Budget, Bleeding Us Dry
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Domestic Workers Sow a New Global Movement
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A New Door for Guestworkers?
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Women Unionists of the Arab Spring Battle Two Foes: Sexism and Neoliberalism
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How ‘This American Life’ Got Disability Wrong
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An ‘Undocumentary’ Maker Speaks Out
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Is Gender Justice Getting Shafted in Immigration Reform?
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How the Poultry Industry is Grinding Up Workers’ Health and Rights
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Cambodian Workers Wrest Justice from Wal-Mart and H&M Supplier
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Bus Strike Exposes Social Divides in Singapore
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Corporate-Approved State Bills Kick Low-Wage Workers While They’re Down
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Day Laborers Defend Their Right to Public Space in Court
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New York Wants to Boost Food Manufacturing, but Will Communities get a Raw Deal?
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All Work and No Pay: Recognizing Women’s Unpaid Labor in the Global South
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Locked Out of Jobs, Formerly Incarcerated Struggle to Reintegrate
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Obama’s Universal Preschool Plan: As Good as It Sounds?
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Immigration Reform Would Boost Business, Undermine Rights
As D.C. politicians quibble over immigration reform, their plans all make the same big mistakes.
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Beneath the ‘Fair Trade’ Label, Union-Busting Lurks
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Can We Trust Foxconn’s New ‘Democratic’ Chinese Factories?
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The Woman Who’s Changing the Definition of ‘Foodie’
ROC’s Saru Jayaraman is doing for ethical eating what Michael Pollan did for slow food.
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Imagining a ‘Just Recovery’ from Superstorm Sandy
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Cambodian Workers Wait for Wages in the Street, Shaming H&M and Wal-Mart
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Reluctant to Hire the Unemployed? Too Bad, Says NYC
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Pension Panic Fueled by Anti-Worker Politics?
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Qatar Launches Into 2022 World Cup on Backs of Abused Migrants
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Aid Groups Fight Anti-Prostitution ‘Oath’ on Free Speech Grounds
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Migrant Workers Can’t Win In Xenophobic Greece
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Guns and Drugs
We can curb gun violence by ending the War on Drugs.
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Flammable Material: How Garment Workers Can Respond to the Tazreen Factory Fire
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Despite Exemptions, Police and Firefighters Show Labor Solidarity in Michigan Right-to-Work Battle
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Toxic Train Wreck Exposes Weakness in Federal Chemical Policy
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The Young and the Disconnected
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At ‘Urban Uprising’ Conference, Activists Reimagine the City Post-Sandy
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