Think Damage Control

Aug 18, 2006
An Apple Computer audit of labor conditions at an iPod factory in China uncovered employees working longer hours than permitted by its code of conduct. Auditors also said that workers earned ?at least the local minimum wage? -- whatever that may be in Longhua, China.

Tom Hayden: Mexico’s Presidential Front-Runner May Roil U.S. Conservatives

Jun 26, 2006
Mexico City Mayor Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who is waging a progressive populist campaign for his country's presidency, has some plans sure to incense US conservatives in border states: redrafting the free-trade aspects of NAFTA that force Mexicans to emigrate northward; turning every Mexican consulate in the U into a legal aid center to defend immigrant rights; and vocal opposition to the militarization of the U-Mexico border.
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