All Further Articles for 2012-10-05

Friday, October 5, 2012
What Kind of Person You Are: Betting Against American Workers
As workers at the Bain-owned Sensata plant in Freeport, IL. enter their fourth week of desperately trying to save their 170 jobs from being outsourced to China with an encampment, petition, pleas to Romney and this week's action blocking trucks, the Institute for Global Labor and Human Rights issued a devastating report on sweatshop conditions - child labor, filthy dorms, 16-hour days for $1 an hour - at the plant where Romney saw fit to invest his millions. Those conditions, their Misery Updated report finds, persist today.
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Thursday, October 4, 2012
Peace In Word and Deed: New Yorkers Declare Hate Speech Is Not Civilized
Several New York groups, both Jewish and Christian, are fighting those vicious anti-Islam subway ads with their own ads - often plastered right next to the offensive ones - urging tolerance. Bravo to Sojourners, Rabbis for Human Rights and United Methodist Women for being mensches.
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