Surging union growth and militancy is due to courageous leaders like Kalpona Akter: child laborer at 12, union president at 15, she’s now head of the Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity.
Months after the Rana Plaza factory disaster, victims’ families have received little to no compensation.
In the wake of Bangladesh's Rana Plaza disaster, consumers are showing new interest in brands that do right by their workers.
As fashion's first couple, the Obamas can take a leading role in making sure US companies comply with global standards.
The executive director of the Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity talks to Pramila Jayapal about how American consumers can pressure US corporations to protect workers abroad.
It seems China’s labor practices are now to be admired rather than scorned, lest the American economy decline further in the new world order.
Anti-sweatshop activists are embracing Alta Gracia, a company that is going head-to-head with brands like Nike to sell socially responsible clothing on college campuses.
Indian journalist P. Sainath explains the disastrous consequences of his country's extreme income inequality.
Leaked documents provide an extraordinary glimpse of US maneuvering in Haiti from before the 2004 coup through the devastating 2010 earthquake.