Suddenly local fashion is all the rage. But can the garment trades once again bring good jobs to New York City?
More than 200 internal documents implicate a garment factory used by Walmart, Macy’s, JCPenney and Kohl’s.
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.
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.
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.
This summer’s original Walmart strikers tell The Nation they’re celebrating the most recent walk-outs, and thinking big for the future.