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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China Labor Watchdogs Expose Dark Side of Global Toy Empire
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Foodies Get Wobbly
Food supply chain workers adopt the IWW's radical actions to fight abusive employers.
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Bangladesh Factory Fire: Workers Burn, Walmart Ducks Responsibility
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Immigrant Supply-Chain Labor Struggles Galvanize Walmart Activism
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Coal Communities at the Pivot of Dirty Industries and Clean Energy
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Post-Sandy Relief Workers Toil in Tough Labor Conditions
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Civil Rights Orgs File Complaint Over New York’s High Stakes Tests
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Bulls-Hit Ranch Labor Scandal Ensnared Florida Homeless
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In Sandy’s Wake, New York’s Landscape of Inequity Revealed
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Without Workplace Justice, Parents Have No Good Options for Sick Kids
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World Bank’s Anti-Labor Analysis Is a Dirty Business
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The Formula for ‘Equal Opportunity’: Why Affirmative Action Isn’t Enough
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Pesticide Threat Looms Large Over Farmworker Families
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$950,000 Win for NYC Workers Invigorates Supply-Chain-Justice Movement
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On Both Sides of the Border, Teachers Fight Corporatization
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From Indonesia to California, Laborers Say ‘No’ to Precarious Work
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Workers and Activists Look Ahead after Gov. Brown Vetoes Pro-Immigrant Bills
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Foxconn Riot Flashes a Glimpse of China’s Slow-burning Labor Crisis
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A Bill to Make Employers Less Mean to Pregnant Women
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South Korea’s Boom Leaves Workers in the Dust
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Australia Seeks to ‘Manage’ the Poor While Making Them Poorer
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The Arizonification of America?
Author Jeff Biggers on whether Arizona--with its widening racial schisms--is a rogue state or a bellwether.
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Occupy the Film Festival
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Pakistan Fires Echo 1911 Triangle Factory Fire—But Will They Spur Similar Change?
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Sickened South African Mine Workers Seek Justice in Courts
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The Democrats’ Missed Opportunity
In failing to link immigrant rights and women's rights, DNC speakers overlooked how injustices interlock
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Kraft Foods Bites Into Labor Struggles in Tunisia and Egypt
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Reforming Welfare and Gutting the Poor: A Bipartisan Platform
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Audit of Apple’s Chinese Factories Reveals Bandaid Reforms
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Looking for a Good Job? Don’t Get Your Hopes Up
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California Domestic Workers Ask for a Little R-E-S-P-E-C-T
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A Dream Deferred?
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Filipino Banana Workers Frustrated in Battle Over Dole’s Pesticides
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Chinese Labor Activists Get Shut Out, But Won’t Shut Up
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Research Raises More Toxic Health Concerns for Popcorn Workers
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Two Years After Fatal Disaster, Push to Protect Coal Miners Wears On
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HIV Risks Stalk Migrant Farmworker Communities
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Restaurant Workers Target Unsavory Labor Practices at Darden
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New York’s Low-Wage Workers Rally for Rights and Stir Solidarity
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Criminalizing Condoms: Sex Workers Get Policed but Remain Unprotected
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Olympics Labor Campaign Aims for Sweat-Free Games
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Settlement for New York Home Care Workers Highlights Injustice in Labor Law
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When Safety Becomes Voluntary: Workplace Self-Policing Program Under Scrutiny
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Labor Activists Peer into Shadows of Apple’s Factory Empire
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New Orleans Teachers Get Justice, but Schools Still Under Attack
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Sex Workers and Cabbies Swept into New York’s Anti-Prostitution Dragnet
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Ground Zero Workers May Get Cancer Coverage, But the Health Disaster Remains
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Backdoor Talks on Trans-Pacific Trade Deal Aim to Globalize Corporatocracy
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