Dancers I spoke with complained of unreasonably long hours and a pattern of dehumanizing behavior by management that ranged from throwing away a dancer's non-vegan food to groping and spanking.
Republicans in Kentucky have opened up a new frontier in the war on labor, pushing through county right-to-work ordinances that put the fate of union workers in the hands of local, rather than state, governments.
Each holiday season, NYC sidewalks host fresh faces from Quebec, young bohemians hocking Douglas Firs to wealthy locals.
Dec 4, 2014
Some questions, some analysis, no answers.
This fashion shoot is conclusive proof that pregnant women really do "glow."
A high-profile Uber executive suggested that the company should spend $1 million digging up dirt on journalists. We're not surprised.
With fliers, menus, and business cards serving as their advertising arsenal, these street workers—mostly immigrant men—struggle to survive in America's largest city.
If you're about to give birth any time soon, rest assured—they've seen, and been covered in, it all before.
Nov 17, 2014
The free trade agreement is front-page news in Australia and business page news in China. That being said, what do you need to know about it?
Nov 11, 2014
It's 1970, and I work a couple of days a week at a Newport Beach carwash for $1.50 an hour, which keeps me in Banquet TV dinners, Hostess cherry pies, and Kool Kings.
Cerro de Pasco is an environmental and urban catastrophe thanks to the massive polymetal mine that sits in the middle of town.
I spoke to director Duane Hopkins about his upcoming movie, which deals with the daily struggles of young people trying to hack it in working-class Britain.
Good news for anyone out there who hates local screen culture.
More than 100 furious hacks surrounded Uber's offices in New York this week to protest the company's unfair policies toward its drivers. The good news is that the free market is on their side.
Organized labor has been under assault for decades in this country, and a new breed of anti-union laws could be coming to your town next.
Which election were you watching?
It's a blow to free speech, in the same way not being able to shout "fire" in a crowded theatre also impinges on our ability to say whatever we want.
What's often lost in the reporting about foreign labor in the United Arab Emirates is the agency of the workers themselves. The men I met in the Gulf are brave and ambitious—heroes to their families back home. They dared to chase better prospects and were…
Logging into Facebook on June 26, I was immediately confronted by dozens of screenshots of a notice with FBI and IRS seals indicating that MyRedBook, a free advertising network for escorts, had been seized.
Despite staking its 2015 election campaign on solving England's housing crisis, the party of Tony Blair is dropping the ball at the local level.
This Mother's Day weekend, Americans will purchase more than $2 billion worth of flowers. Almost 80 percent of those come from Colombia, a country where women toil under dangerous conditions in vast farms and factories to cut roses for export. Maybe get y…
Australia used to be a country that embraced the idea of altruism and equanimity. We used to be generous and welcoming. We used to take pride in it. Some of us still do.
On Monday night, outside of Cochabamba, Bolivia, a conflict between police and miners protesting a new mining law left two miners dead and 50 people injured. Forty-three policemen were also taken prisoner by the miners.
Not sure why but Australia's Human Rights Commissioner is fighting for the n-word