factory workers

Chicken

Chicken Lobby Urges Trump Admin to Undo Safety Measures for Poultry Workers

Here's how speeding up inspection lines might compromise labor conditions—and the safety of your chicken.
Mayukh Sen
10.17.17
activism

The 'Feminist Brigade' Searching for People Trapped in Rubble in Mexico

“We are women defending women,” one volunteer told Broadly by the ruins of a factory. “We have demanded our right to defend our female comrades and their human rights.”
Anna-Cat Brigida
9.26.17
short circuit

The 'Robots Replacing Foxconn Workers' Story Is Less Sexy Than You Think

A former Foxconn executive explains why media reports heralding a robot takeover are overblown.
David Bixenspan
5.26.16
News

How Is Capitalism Going to End? An Interview with Journalist Paul Mason

In his new book, <i>Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future</i>, Mason predicts that we're due a new economic system, one birthed by the "smartphone generation."
Simon Childs
8.25.15
VICE News

The High Cost of Cheap Clothes

Cambodian authorities are pushing former sex workers into a trade where conditions and pay are even worse: making clothing for Western brands.
VICE Staff
10.17.14
Motherboard Blog

Steve Jobs Wanted Computers to Be Made By Perfect Robots, Not Underpaid Chinese Workers

When he ran NeXT Computer, Steve Jobs decided that his machines were too precious to be handled by slow, accident-prone, whiny humans. Only the machines really knew how to handle the machines. To assemble one of his sleek $9,995 NeXT workstations...
ALEX PASTERNACK
10.25.11