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Labor

Topic archive · 532 posts


Latest stories about Labor

14 April 2014

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Syria: From Inventor to Laborer

The story of Ismail al-Shimali exposes the Baathist mechanisms of diminishing any possibility for scientific or cultural development in Syria.

5 April 2014

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Shanghai Eclipses Beijing as Top Destination for Chinese University Graduates

The report also revealed that many Chinese companies are becoming more popular with would-be university graduates.

3 April 2014

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Tribute to Malaysian Activist Irene Fernandez

The global human rights community is mourning the death of legendary Malaysian activist Irene Fernandez. One writer described her as Malaysian ‘Joan of Arc’ of maltreated migrants.

27 March 2014

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Russia's Media Crackdown Spills into Academia

RuNet Echo

Three days ago, MGIMO University fired Professor Andrei Zubov for so-called academic misconduct. His supposed crime was writing an antiwar op-ed criticizing Russia's intervention in Ukraine.

22 March 2014

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Six Women Held as Slaves in Southern Lebanon

Ivory Coast-based news site Koaci.com has uncovered the story of six women in southern Lebanon who were kept slavery-like conditions. Lebanese blogger Joey Ayoub draws attention to their plight.

11 March 2014

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A New Digital Voice of Hong Kong's Working Class

WK News is a new grassroots media site that covers labor news in Hong Kong.

26 February 2014

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Jamaican Dancehall Artiste Deported from Dominica

The Dominican government has refused to allow a controversial Jamaican dancehall artist to enter the country on the grounds that he is a security threat. Netizens sound off on Twitter.

11 February 2014

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South Korean Film About Samsung Worker's Death Slowly Winning Over Moviegoers

In a country where electronics giant Samsung has enormous influence, the film is receiving little promotion and few screenings, but it is being met with positive reviews online.

22 January 2014

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How Protecting the Environment and Fighting Poverty Are Linked in Madagascar

Madagascar's disappearing ecosystem cannot sustain its population any longer. But solutions do exist.

21 January 2014

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Indonesian Maid Says She Was Beaten, Starved and Burned in Hong Kong

Another damning case of foreign maid abuse has recently been exposed in Hong Kong. Activist groups are working together to end this modern-day slave system.

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