Economy

Incarceration, Inc. Incarceration, Inc.

Private prisons thrive on cheap labor and the hunger of job-starved towns.

Jul 1, 2004 / Feature / Sasha Abramsky

Minimum Security Minimum Security

Seeing the limits of living-wage laws, activists seek a raise for all workers.

Jun 24, 2004 / Feature / Bobbi Murray

Shameless in Iraq Shameless in Iraq

EMENDATION: Naomi Klein reported in her July 12 "Lookout" column that Aegis CEO Tim Spicer helped put down rebels and stage a military coup in Papua New Guinea. Actually, although...

Jun 24, 2004 / Column / Naomi Klein

Unnatural Acts Unnatural Acts

By now, it has become something of a media cliché to watch "fringe" protesters jumping up and down from the edges of G-8 conferences held at ever more remote locations.

Jun 24, 2004 / Column / Patricia J. Williams

Tyson’s Moral Anchor Tyson’s Moral Anchor

Readers who'd like to support the workers of Local 556 can send a tax-deductible donation to "Safe Work/Safe Food," c/o Teamsters Local 556, 1750 Portland Avenue, Walla Walla, WA 9...

Jun 24, 2004 / Editorial / Eric Schlosser

Dick Cheney and the $5 Million Man Dick Cheney and the $5 Million Man

Will Dick Cheney be indicted for past Halliburton abuses?

Jun 18, 2004 / Feature / Doug Ireland

Will Labor Take the Wal-Mart Challenge? Will Labor Take the Wal-Mart Challenge?

Under the gun, unions are realizing they have to think outside the big box.

Jun 10, 2004 / Feature / Liza Featherstone

Solidarity in Wartime Solidarity in Wartime

In a Service Employees union hall in Boston, a hospital worker raises her hand.

Jun 10, 2004 / Editorial / David Bacon

Reagan’s Cowboy Capitalism Reagan’s Cowboy Capitalism

With firmness and style, President Reagan has commandeered the rhetorical high ground by his "program for economic recovery." The phrases and concepts of Reaganomics--get governm...

Jun 7, 2004 / Feature / Mark Green

CACI and Its Friends CACI and Its Friends

In his now-famous report on Abu Ghraib prison, Maj. Gen.

Jun 3, 2004 / Editorial / Tim Shorrock

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