Working Conditions

Nation Conversations: Emily Douglas and Bryce Covert on the Childcare Dilemma

Nation Conversations: Emily Douglas and Bryce Covert on the Childcare Dilemma Nation Conversations: Emily Douglas and Bryce Covert on the Childcare Dilemma

Domestic workers need rights—but can the families that employ them afford what they’ll cost?

Jul 1, 2011 / Audio / The Nation

29 Miners and Massey’s Coal Crimes 29 Miners and Massey’s Coal Crimes

A report released last month found that Massey Energy was largely responsible for the mine explosion that killed 29 people. But little justice has been rendered.

Jun 26, 2011 / Blog / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Nation Conversations: Betsy Reed and Dan Coughlin on WikiLeaks Haiti

Nation Conversations: Betsy Reed and Dan Coughlin on WikiLeaks Haiti Nation Conversations: Betsy Reed and Dan Coughlin on WikiLeaks Haiti

The explosive diplomatic cables prove what many Haitians already knew about US and UN meddling in the country.

Jun 24, 2011 / Audio / The Nation

Supreme Court Decides That Walmart’s a ‘Too-Big-for-Justice’ Corporation Supreme Court Decides That Walmart’s a ‘Too-Big-for-Justice’ Corporation

The Court says that the nation's largest private employer can't be taken to task for discriminating against women because that discrimination appears to have taken place on a massi...

Jun 20, 2011 / Blog / John Nichols

NFL Lockout!

NFL Lockout! NFL Lockout!

Here is the naked truth: we face the prospect of no pro football in 2011 because the union made a three-word demand that would not have cost owners a dime—open your books.

Mar 24, 2011 / Editorial / Dave Zirin

Remembering the Triangle Fire

Remembering the Triangle Fire Remembering the Triangle Fire

After 100 years, the tragedy still inspires outrage and grief. Why does it have a hold on us?

Mar 16, 2011 / Books & the Arts / Joshua Freeman

Outsourcing Potential, Forgetting Workers Outsourcing Potential, Forgetting Workers

Can a country continue to innovative if it’s not making the stuff it innovates?

Feb 14, 2011 / The Notion / Laura Flanders

The Violence of the Broken Economy The Violence of the Broken Economy

A lot of people have talked this week about violent political rhetoric bringing the US to a fever pitch, but there's something else keeping people on edge: that's economic catastro...

Jan 12, 2011 / The Notion / Laura Flanders

Leaving the People Out of the Debate Leaving the People Out of the Debate

It's not just the unemployed we don't tend to see on US TV. Take public workers. They're in the news every day, but it's not actually them. It's people talking about them.

Jan 6, 2011 / The Notion / Laura Flanders

Why Tax When You Can Freeze? Why Tax When You Can Freeze?

"The hard truth" is that controlling the deficit's going to "require some broad sacrifice" that public workers are going to have to share in, said the Pres.

Nov 30, 2010 / The Notion / Laura Flanders

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