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Working the night-shift in the German austerity sweatshop By Leigh Phillips
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The European programme of austerity does nothing to tackle the fundamental contradictions at the heart of the eurozone and by associating austerity in the minds of European citizens with the European... More > Union, leaders threaten the entire project.< Less
Situated Technologies Pamphlets 7: From Mobile Playgrounds to Sweatshop City By Trebor Scholz, Laura Y. Liu
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The Situated Technologies Pamphlets series, published by the Architectural League, explores the implications of ubiquitous computing for architecture and urbanism. How are our experience of the city... More > and the choices we make in it are affected by mobile communications, pervasive media, ambient informatics and other “situated” technologies? In Situated Technologies Pamphlets 7, Trebor Scholz and Laura Y. Liu reflect on the relationship between labor and technology in urban space where communication, attention, and physical movement generate financial value for a small number of private stakeholders. Online and off, Internet users are increasingly wielded as a resource for economic amelioration, for private capture, and the channels of communication are becoming increasingly inscrutable. Liu and Scholz ask: How does the intertwining of labor and play complicate our understanding of exploitation?< Less
Blood Sweat and Tears By Farzin Mojtabai
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This is an analysis of the injustice that is sweatshop labor and the efforts made to stop it. It empowers the reader not only with knowledge but with the power to act.
Blood Sweat and Tears By Farzin Mojtabai
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This is an analysis of the injustice that is sweatshop labor and the efforts made to stop it. It empowers the reader not only with knowledge but with the power to act.
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory By Charity Barger
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It is 1911. 500 women and children and 100 men file into the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory for another day of hard labor. Amongst the masses is Susan Watson, but unlike the other tired faces in the... More > crowd, she has a lot to hope for. She has fallen in love with David Wilson, the owner's nephew. Although their relationship brings a lot of hardships, Susan and David find a love in each other that they have both been searching for. And just as it seems they have finally conquered all obstacles standing in their way , a fire erupts and they are to face the biggest trial of their lives.< Less
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory By Charity Barger
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It is 1911. 500 women and children and 100 men file into the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory for another day of hard labor. Amongst the masses is Susan Watson, but unlike the other tired faces in the... More > crowd, she has a lot to hope for. She has fallen in love with David Wilson, the owner's nephew. Although their relationship brings a lot of hardships, Susan and David find a love in each other that they have both been searching for. And just as it seems they have finally conquered all obstacles standing in their way , a fire erupts and they are to face the biggest trial of their lives.< Less
The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists By Robert Tressell
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The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists was one of the most influential political works of the 20th Century. Published in 1914, following the author's death in the lead up to the First World War, it was... More > widely circulated amongst British troops during the Second World War and is credited with playing a major role in Labour's landslide victory in 1945. With the forces of neo-liberalism intent on rolling back the Welfare State and reversing all the gains made by working people since its first publication it remains an inspiring read. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, Salford.< Less
The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists By Robert Tressell
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The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists was one of the most influential political works of the 20th Century. Published in 1914, following the author's death in the lead up to the First World War, it... More > was widely circulated amongst British troops during the Second World War and is credited with playing a major role in Labour's landslide victory in 1945. With the forces of neo-liberalism intent on rolling back the Welfare State and reversing all the gains made by working people since its first publication it remains an inspiring read. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, 51 The Crescent,Salford, M5 4WX.< Less
American Delinquents By Kehinde Garrison
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Solomon Turner is a young successful advertising executive on Wall Street living out the dream of the black bourgeoisie, a luxurious lifestyle on New York’s upper eastside with his financially... More > independent girlfriend. After getting caught for infidelity his life begins to spiral out of control. His fall from grace will have him contemplating suicide and crossing paths with the underbelly of society. Joseph Harrison, fresh from a seven year prison stint, is saddled with a pregnant fiancé and job prospects of menial labor until he comes up with a plan. The brazen bank heist will deliver him from his sleepy small town in South Carolina and land him in a D.C. Shelter while trying to evade authorities. Their lives will intertwine amid the power elite of America’s Capital with effects that will leave them all changed. American Delinquents grapples with the “System” using the largest shelter in the country as a backdrop.< Less
American Delinquents By Kehinde Garrison
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Solomon Turner is a young successful advertising executive on Wall Street living out the dream of the black bourgeoisie, a luxurious lifestyle on New York’s upper eastside with his financially... More > independent girlfriend. After getting caught for infidelity his life begins to spiral out of control. His fall from grace will have him contemplating suicide and crossing paths with the underbelly of society. Joseph Harrison, fresh from a seven year prison stint, is saddled with a pregnant fiancé and job prospects of menial labor until he comes up with a plan. The brazen bank heist will deliver him from his sleepy small town in South Carolina and land him in a D.C. Shelter while trying to evade authorities. Their lives will intertwine amid the power elite of America’s Capital with effects that will leave them all changed. American Delinquents grapples with the “System” using the largest shelter in the country as a backdrop.< Less