Workers

Jon Queally, staff writer
The AFL-CIO, the nation's largest labor federation, generated waves of criticism by standing against the Standing Rock Sioux and supportive allies last week when it endorsed the Dakota Access Pipeline – a project opponents say threatens tribal sovereignty, regional water resources, and sacred burial grounds while also undermining efforts to curb...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"Andy Hall has spent years working to protect the rights of marginalized workers in Thailand. He should be commended for his efforts, not fined and sentenced," said Malaysian Parliament member and Asian Parliamentarians for Human Rights chairperson Charles Santiago. (Photo via UN Human Rights- Asia/Facebook)
Setting a chilling precedent for human rights defenders worldwide, a British...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
More than 1,000 activists and organizers are gathering this week in Maryland to...