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Michelle Chen

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Michelle Chen

Michelle Chen

Michelle Chen is a contributing editor at In These Times and associate editor at CultureStrike. She is also a co-producer of “Asia Pacific Forum” on Pacifica's WBAI and Dissent Magazine's “Belabored” podcast, and studies history at the City University of New York Graduate Center. Find her on Twitter: @meeshellchen.

Articles

News and Features

What happens when a computer sets your schedule?

Preventing further sexual and economic violence will require a more equitable distribution of resources within the country and the hemisphere.

A crisis of gender-based violence is festering--and foreign aid efforts are still failing to protect women from harm.

It's not just Newt Gingrich’s crazy idea. Right-wing legislators are busy chipping away at restrictions on youth employment.

The traditional labor movement is hitting roadblocks trying to organize farmworkers. But campaigns that push the bounds of union organizing are finding success, on and off the farm.

Blogs

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According to a new report, the city’s collusion with immigration authorities has led to the unjust detention and deportation of...
Chinese labor activist Han Dongfang thinks that democracy begins in the workplace.
Black workers at Thurgood Marshall Airport are concentrated in the lowest-paying and lowest-status jobs, earning as little as $8.50 per...
The massive explosion at a subcontracted auto parts supplier was preceded by a slew of blatant safety lapses.
This magical, invisible line encapsulates an enduring myth of immigration policy—the idea that if you play by the rules and make an...