Michelle Chen is a contributing writer for The Nation. She is also a contributing editor at Dissent magazine, a contributing writer at In These Times, and a co-producer of Asia Pacific Forum podcast and Dissent’s Belabored podcast. She studied history at the City University of New York Graduate Center.
Migrant herders fight for key-labor protections.
Low-income residents demand accountability from NYCHA.
Hardline reformers are using Vergara v. State of California to dismantle tenure in other states.
After losing her seasonal position, guestworker Maria Guzman decided to stand up to her former employer.
Fixing the regulatory regime for outsourcing requires both new modes enforcement and reforms that target corporations’ systematic evasion tactics.
How can we help to make sure that Walmart’s employees can both financially support their children and tuck them in at night?
A heightened credible fear standard would particularly impact immigrants who are detained at the border and subjected to “expedited removal."