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May Day - Global Labour Rights - Triangle Returns - Race To The Bottom   video
World  (tags: Institute For Global Labour And Human Ri, Charles Kernaghan, sweatshops, Triangle Fire, May Day, Labor Movement, Social Movement )

Dandelion
- 233 days ago - youtube.com
"I believe, as we race to the bottom in this global sweatshop economy, that this is the most necessary social movement of our generation. And God help us and the young people if we fail." Charles Kernaghan Institute For Global Labor And Human Rights
Thai, Argentine Textile Workers Unite Against Slave Labour
World  (tags: humanrights, labour, slave labor, Thailand, Argentine, workers cooperative, No Chain, T-shirt, design, La Alameda, Dignity Returns, sweatshops, Nike, Gap, Reebok, long hours, contest )

Naoko
- 1670 days ago - ipsnews.net
Textile cooperatives founded by former slave labourers from Argentine and Thailand will jointly launch a new brand of clothing in June to raise awareness about exploitation and promote decent jobs in the garment industry.
Haiti Emergency Relief Fund: 'Haiti Needs Solidarity, Not Charity'
World  (tags: Haiti, USA, u.s., coup, coup d'etat, imperialism, UnitedNations, unitednations, capitalism, oppression, exploitation, sweatshops, impoverishment, poverty, natural disaster, earthquake, Refugees&Relief, emergency, relief, President Aristide, democracy )

Simon
- 1753 days ago - links.org.au
Haitians continue to call for the return of Aristide & an end to the US/UN military occupations. They have resisted the occupation, with UN "peacekeepers" killing many unarmed men, women & children, & 90% of voters boycotted the 2 post-coup fake elections
Venezuela's Chavez Forgives Haiti's Debt
World  (tags: Haiti, USA, u.s., imperialism, capitalism, oppression, exploitation, sweatshops, impoverishment, poverty, natural disaster, earthquake, emergency, relief, A.L.B.A., ALBA, Cuba, Venezuela, socialism, Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of O )

Simon
- 1788 days ago - venezuelanalysis.com
Hugo Chavez said that Petrocaribe, Venezuela's cut-rate energy program, will forgive Haiti's debt (US$295 million, about 1/3 of Haiti's global foreign debt of US$1 billion). ALBA countries criticised the excessive first world military presence in Haiti.
Fidel Castro on Haiti: Cuba 'Sends Doctors, Not Soldiers'
World  (tags: Haiti, USA, u.s., imperialism, capitalism, oppression, exploitation, sweatshops, impoverishment, poverty, natural disaster, earthquake, emergency, relief, A.L.B.A., ALBA, Cuba, Venezuela, socialism, Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of O )

Simon
- 1790 days ago - links.org.au
Haiti is a net product of the colonial, capitalist and imperialist system imposed on the world. Haiti's slavery and subsequent poverty were imposed from abroad. UNICEF has been acting to stop people who are trying to take children from families to adopt.
Food Not Troops for Haiti! End the Military Occupation!
World  (tags: Haiti, USA, u.s., coup, coup d'etat, imperialism, UnitedNations, unitednations, capitalism, oppression, exploitation, sweatshops, impoverishment, poverty, natural disaster, earthquake, Refugees&Relief, emergency, relief, President Aristide, democracy )

Simon
- 1794 days ago - iacenter.org
PETITION: Haiti's airport must be devoted to humanitarian relief flights. Haiti needs food, water and medical aid, not a U.S. military occupation. Haiti's sovereignty and democratically elected President Jean Bertrand Aristide must be restored!
The West's Role in Haiti's Plight
World  (tags: Haiti, USA, coup, coup d'etat, imperialism, UnitedNations, unitednations, capitalism, oppression, exploitation, sweatshops, impoverishment, poverty, natural disaster, disaster, earthquake, emergency, rescue, Cuba, socialism, Refugees&Relief, Refugees&Relief )

Simon
- 1798 days ago - links.org.au
If we are serious about helping Haiti, we must stop trying to control & exploit them. Ever since the US invaded & occupied Haiti in 1915, every serious attempt by Haiti's people to end exploitation & poverty has been violently blocked by the USA & allies
The Scoop: Inside a Chinese Toy Factory
World  (tags: sweatshops, Chinese labor, toys, unsafe conditions )

RC
- 2677 days ago - reuters.com
The group China Labor Watch reports on the conditions in a China facility where workers make the toys we buy. Eighty percent of the $22.3 billion worth of toys sold in the United States are made in China.
   

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