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Who Benefits From Development Anyway?

India's Silicon Valley Meets Her Slums ...

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Stories of Joy, Sorrow, and Transformation

Andolan members creatively organize around the exploitation of South Asian low-wage women workers through theatre. Through five poignant monologues, Sukh aur Dukh ki Kahani transforms the portrayal of domestic workers as passive victims into agents of ...

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Road Warriors

Images from the Stockton Truck Drivers' Campaign ...

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Sketches of Bombay: At the Call Centers

An inside glimpse of call center working conditions—surveillance, abusive callers, few breaks, high work quotas, and the repetitive nature of the job. ...

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Fare Labor: A Review of Taxi!

Bearing the economic risks without reaping the benefits, taxi drivers in NYC are least protected by labor laws. Biju Mathew's book illustrates the organizing work and collective action happening among NYC's yellow cab drivers and their numerous ...

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Indentured in Singapore's Little India

Singapore's guest worker program brings in restaurant, domestic and construction workers from South Asia. Workers share stories of long hours, unsafe work conditions and abusive employers. Is this the future of the US if it adopts a similar program? ...

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Fishing for a Social Change

A Conversation with Thomas Kocherry ...

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One Big, Happy Community?

Class Issues Within South Asian Homes ...

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The Work of Domestic Work

Domestic workers' unions in India educate workers about their rights and advocate at the local, national, and international level for women pulled into this industry as a result of poverty, displacement or trafficking. ...

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The Organizer's Corner

Questions for Saru Jayaraman of Restaurant Opportunities Center - New York (ROC-NY) ...

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