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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.

Haiti textile factory

The US Embassy aided Levi’s, Hanes contractors in their fight against an increase in Haiti’s minimum wage.

Anne Elizabeth Moore argues that if the international business community can’t support the workers in Cambodia’s garment sector, maybe young women around the world can.

The city has backed away from its longstanding commitment to avoid procuring city workers' garments from offshore sweatshops.

The Gap has been caught selling garments made by child slaves in India. It's enough to make you vomit all over your new denim jacket.

Will a donation from Nike deflect Stanford's efforts to curb sweatshop labor in the making of its sports regalia?

How do the Chinese make such cheap TVs? By silencing, arresting and sometimes torturing labor rights activists.

The government is about to declare virtual disarmament against the lawbreakers.

New York Knicks point guard Stephon Marbury is getting props with a $14.98 sneaker designed to appeal to low-income kids. But the criticism he's endured over
sweatshop labor shows it's hard to do good.

Blogs

Samsung’s moral corrective had been issued on paper, but it did not translate so well for the Chinese workers.

July 18, 2014

A watchdog group has uncovered numerous labor violations at a Samsung supplier in southern China—including underage workers.

July 11, 2014

New York University’s Student Labor Action Movement got the the administration to finally act responsibility when doing business with the global fashion industry.

May 12, 2014

The president should be proposing new rules for importers who manufacture their products overseas, but don’t hold your breath.

April 23, 2014

Could China’s justice system be morphing from an instrument of the authoritarian state into a contested political terrain?

April 16, 2014

Protecting workers from injury is one thing; empowering them to resist oppression is quite another.

March 26, 2014

Khmer-American artist Kat Eng wants shoppers to think about capitalism’s exploitation of workers.

January 30, 2014

More than 200 internal documents implicate a garment factory used by Walmart, Macy’s, JCPenney and Kohl’s.

January 23, 2014

While feigning outrage at worker abuse in Bangladesh, the US government has been quietly supporting the same sweatshop factories used by Walmart and The Gap.

January 7, 2014

This summer’s original Walmart strikers tell The Nation they’re celebrating the most recent walk-outs, and thinking big for the future.

December 1, 2012