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.
Fifteen former students of the for-profit Corinthian college chain are launching a debt strike to allow other debtors to do just that.
Though the territory’s street protests have largely died down, the pro-democracy movement proved it was in for the long haul.
What if we really worked 9 to 5?
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.