Jeremy Brecher is a leading labor historian and writer who co-founded Global Labor Strategies, a resource center providing research and analysis on globalization, trade and labor issues. He also serves as Humanities Scholar-in-Residence at Connecticut Public Television and Radio.
Transit equity isn’t just about where you sit on the bus. It’s about whether you can get on a bus at all.
Here's an innovative way to tackle the economic crisis and global warming in one sweeping proposal.
China wants to change its labor law in favor of workers and, according to Tim Costello, Brendan Smith, and Jeremy Brecher, foreign corporations are squawking.
The country's proposed legislation will not eliminate its labor problems.
On May 17 a legal summons on behalf of the World Tribunal on Iraq (WTI) requested the attendance of President Bush and Prime Minister Blair to defend charges that they are in “violation of common values of humanity, international treaties, and international law” for waging war in Iraq.
Prospects for legal accountability for war crimes.
War crimes as the fulcrum of an alliance between the peace movement and the human rights movement.
United States officials are conducting a war of aggression against the people of Iraq.
Most Americans hold these truths to be self-evident: Torture is wrong; attacking another country that hasn't attacked you is wrong; occupying another country with your army and imposing your will on its people is wrong.
How is it possible to promote human rights and democracy in Iran without strengthening Washington's drive to dominate the world in general and the Middle East in particular?
Here are some strategies that can make the new global peace movement tenacious and effective in the post-Iraq war period.
The Bush juggernaut presents a clear and present danger to the people of the world and even to the health of our planet. But it is far from the world's only problem.
Despite the presence of U.S. troops in the center of Baghdad, does the world remain powerless to stop the ongoing invasion?
By the December 8 deadline for reporting on its weapons of mass destruction, the Iraqi government makes an extensive declaration of activities and materials that might be used to make such weapons but also might have other purposes.
A child could see that the Bush doctrine is divorced from reality.
The Powell mission, whatever fig leaf it produces, has shown that the United States is unable or unwilling to impose peace. The only solution is for the whole world to join together and force the two sides to back off.
For the past decade, through both Republican and Democratic administrations, the U.S. government has promoted a model of free-market global capitalism that it claimed would benefit the great majority of people both at home and abroad. This model has failed.