Raising a $1-a-Day Wage Seems Like a No-Brainer. Not to Congress.
Private prisons for immigrants rake in millions a year by paying pennies an hour.
In Small-Town Georgia, A Broken Taillight Can Lead to Spiraling Debt
Reforms to curb predatory private probation haven’t worked.
Mining Companies Strike Gold by Destroying Public Lands
Indigenous tribes sound the alarm about a mining boom
“Queremos Vivir”: The Workers Who Wouldn’t Die for the Pentagon
Maquiladora workers in the border city of Mexicali strike against working conditions.
The Big Business Behind Travel Nursing
During the Covid-19 pandemic, demand for nurses—already understaffed—surged to even higher levels, and travel nurses deployed to fill the gaps.
How Workers at Beverage Giant Refresco Defeated a “Notorious” Union Buster
Refresco has waged a prolonged and costly fight to stop the workers from unionizing.
Biden's Treatment of Asylum-Seekers Looks a Lot Like Trump's
Migrants are being whisked away in the night, without a hearing, on “public health” grounds.
A "Green" Product That’s Dirty To Make, and a Fight Between Danish Manufacturers and West Virginians
Who bears the pollution costs of manufacturing “eco-friendly" products?
With Covid Delays, You May Die Waiting for Disability Benefits
Disabled people already had to cut through a lot of red tape to get benefits. Coronavirus made it even harder.
Immigrants Detained by ICE Say They Were Thrown in Solitary for Requesting Covid-19 Tests
During an outbreak at Etowah County Detention Center, immigrants say solitary confinement was also used as medical isolation, against ICE guidelines.