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The pathbreaking CHAMACOS study has detected developmental problems in children born to mothers who toiled in California’s treated fields—but will anything change?
By pouring money into politics, pesticide companies have beat back attempts to protect the public.
All over the country, parents are losing jobs because of conflicting orders: public health officials instructing parents to keep kids home, and bosses threatening to fire workers who don’t come in.
Since 2005, Amazon has helped create one of the most exploited workforces no one has ever seen.
Suddenly local fashion is all the rage. But can the garment trades once again bring good jobs to New York City?
A new wave of female labor leaders are winning by thinking big.
Hard-hitting New York Times coverage has been journalism at its best—although the Chinese authorities apparently don't agree.
My life as a temp in California’s Inland Empire, the belly of the online shopping beast.
The country must find the political will to end this national disgrace.
Young farm workers are falling ill from “green tobacco sickness” while the industry denies it and government lets it happen.
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