The Coalition of Immokalee Workers’ Fair Food Program is eliminating slavery and guaranteeing fair wages. It’s even been called “one of the great human right success stories of our day.” So why won’t Wendy’s join every other major fast food chain and sign on?
Bangladeshi garment workers knew they were walking into a death trap – a five-story crack had opened up the day before in the building that housed the factories they worked in. The retail workers on the bottom floors were sent home because the building was unsafe, but the owner of the Bangladeshi factory making Joe Fresh clothing threatened to withhold a month’s wages from… more
We have the best shot we’ve ever had to undo the damage of Citizen’s United. How do we know? Because ALEC, the Chamber of Commerce, and major oil companies are freaking out and issuing wild, apocalyptic predictions to try and stop us.
But this isn’t in the hands of the Congressmen big business has in its pocket, it’s in the hands of the… more