Christopher Hayes asks Ken Ward Jr, renowned reporter for the Charleston Gazette, whether this grave incident could be the catalyst for mine safety reform and regulator empowerment.
The treatment of workers at Burger King stands in stark contrast to the extravagant bonuses awarded to Goldman Sach's bailed-out bankers.
President Bush's neglect of government-sponsored childcare programs has a steep price. Children are paying.
Worried about toxic toys from China? Worry, too, about Chinese workers exposed to the poisons.
A scourge of health problems has nail salon workers wondering about the industry's safety standards.
Guilt-ridden mothers send ailing kids to school or daycare for fear of losing their jobs. Isn't it time for paid family leave?
Low wages, segregation and dangerous working conditions in a North
Carolina factory reveal a meatpacking industry where labor laws no
On July 2, Mexico will choose a new president. Whoever wins will face an ongoing labor movement challenging the neoliberal policies of the past.
Life remains cheap in the coalfields of Appalachia because of the Bush Administration's incompetence and neglect in the face of human and environmental tragedy.
The May 20 mine disaster presents more evidence that the Bush Administration places miners in peril with budget cuts, regulatory rollbacks and industry-friendly appointees.