Posts tagged "slave labor"

Perfect Pussy’s Meredith Graves Wants To Take Sexism Out Of Punk

Colombia has a new law to protect women from violence; slave labor is rampant in clothing supply chains; a new drug could eliminate end-of-life diseases; Meredith Graves is reforming the punk scene.

Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 3, 2015

Eric Garner Activists Have Released 11 Demands To Reform The NYPD

Activists have released a list of 11 demands for reform of the NYPD following the no-indictment decision on Eric Garner’s murder. [Huffington Post]
The CIA torture report, Ferguson, and the NSA have shown us that only government authorities can do wrong and get away with it scot-free. [Daily Dot]…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 11, 2014

Retail Giant Zara Accused Of Age Old Practice Of Slave Labor

Just a little reminder for us to think about where our clothes come from. Spanish retailer Zara has been accused of child labor and violating fair labor practices by Brazil’s Ministry of Labour and Employment. According to the agency, 52 workers in one of the company’s São Paulo factories were being held in “slave-like” conditions,…

Julie Gerstein / August 20, 2011