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Andrea Germanos, staff writer
"This is an unnatural disaster fueled by the reckless climate denial that is a hallmark of this administration," 350.org said of Hurricane Harvey
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Over 1,100 people died when Rana Plaza garment factory building collapsed near...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Thirteen people were reportedly rescued Saturday morning

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Today marks the 103rd anniversary of New York's Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in which 146 workers, most young immigrant women, died trapped in a sweatshop inferno behind doors locked by owners worried about theft and unions, but not workers' lives. The fire was a milestone in labor history, prompting the rise of unions and improved working conditions. Now, with unions faltering and abuses ongoing in our now-overseas sweatshops, hear the fiery Rose Schneiderman of the International Ladies’ Garment...