Monday, August 30, 2004

Thinking About Labor, Pt. 1

Treatment, conditions, exploitation, resistance, organizing and existence of those who labor.

Aizenman, Nurith C. “Salvadoran Family Endures the Wages of Separation.” The Washington Post (August 20, 2004)

Alexander, Keith L. and Albert B. Crenshaw. “United Says Pensions’ Termination Likely: Airline Looking to Cut Costs.” The Washington Post (August 20, 2004)

Donnis, Ian. “A jolt with a difference: Cafés, co-ops, small roasters, and religious groups are fueling the popularity of Fair Trade coffee, which pays small growers a living wage.” The Boston Phoenix (August 20-26, 2004)

Ehrenreich, Barbara. “Serving in Florida.” The New York Times (excerpt from Ehrenreich’s book Nickle and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America: 2001)

Ehrenreich, Barbara and James Fallow. “Working Classes.” Atlantic Monthly (May 2, 2001)

Ehrenreich, Barbara and Juan Williams. “Nickle and Dimed.” NPR (May 16, 2001)

Esposito, Joseph J. “The Devil You Don’t Know: The Unexpected Future of Open Access Publishing.” First Monday 9.8 (August 2004)

Galeano, Eduardo. “Salgado 17 Times.” Masters of Photography (Introduction to Salgado’s photo book An Uncertain Grace: Aperture, 1992)

Jones, Dena. “Crimes Unseen: The Dark Story of America’s Big Slaughterhouses, and the Effort to Make Their Grim Work More Humane.” Orion (July/August 2004)

Kelliher, Laurie. “A Meat Story Well Done: How the Omaha World-Herald Inspected a Tough Local Industry.” Columbia Journalism Review (January/February, 2004)

Margaret Kimberly. “Big Box or Bust.” Alternet (originally published by Black Commentator: January 14, 2004)

Margulies, Anne H. “The OpenCourseWare Initiative: A New Model for Sharing.” MIT World (March 23, 2004)

Miller, Laura. “Scraping By.” Salon (May 9, 2001)

Moyers, Bill. “Outsourcing and Patriotism.” Alternet (August 21, 2004)

Pasini, Jonathan. “Retirement in Peril.” Tom Paine (August 12, 2004)

“Play Fair at the Olympics: Respect Worker Rights in the Sportswear Industry.” Oxfam GB and Clean Clothes Campaign (2004)

Ratele, Kopano. “Re tla dirang ka selo se ba re go ke ghetto fabulous? Academics on the Street.” Agenda #57 (2003)

Stanley, Eduardo. “Argentina’s Recovered Factories: A Story of Economic Success.” Pacific News Service (August 16, 2004)

Thoreau, Henry David. Walden (1854)

“Tour the World Economy Through 10 Short Films.” Center For a New American Dream (Ongoing Project: 2004)

US Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Vieth, Warren. “Jobs Grow, Optimism Shrinks in Wisconsin: Displaced Workers Find New Employment, But They’re Earning Less In a Service Economy.” L.A. Times (August 9, 2004)

Walker, Childs. “In the Fight of Their Lives: Several current and former firefighters who trained at a Millersville facility in the '70s and '80s believe the cause of their cancer lies in chemicals used there.” Baltimore Sun (August 1, 2004)

We Are Everywhere: The Rise of Global Anti-Capitalism

“Who’s Killing the Women of Juarez: Mexican City Haunted By Decade of Sexual Violence.” National Public Radio (February 22, 2003)

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