Daily Archives: June 4, 2013

Los Angeles Sweatshops

Los Angeles Sweatshops Are Thriving, Experts Say By KENNETH B. NOBLE Almost one-fifth of the garment industry workers in Los Angeles, many of them foreigners who came to the United States to escape the crushing poverty of their homelands, are toiling in unregulated, sweatshop conditions, labor officials, economists and union organizers said today. Exactly how…

We’re Back

For those who don’t know, your editor had major heart surgery in January. It took me this long to be able to concentrate enough to get an issue out. Despite our hiatus, ChangeLinks remains one of the most consistent progressive/left publications in LA.

Inspiring and Courageous

Inspiring and Courageous: Popular Resistance Percolates Throughout the Land  By http://www.truth-out.org/author/itemlist/user/48090” Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Every week we are inspired by the many people throughout the country who are doing excellent work to challenge the power structure and put forward a new path for the country. The popular resistance to plutocracy, concentrated wealth and corporatism…

Increasingly Unchecked Surveillance State

by  Murtaza Hussain  Companies could face fines if they refuse to share client data requested by government agencies. (Photo: EPA)The most egregious rights violations tend to happen against the voiceless; those who have neither the platform nor resources to articulate their grievances to the broader world. Last week, however, the US Department of Justice was…

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