For-Profit Colleges Slammed in Senate Report

By: Monday July 30, 2012 10:00 am

The Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions has delivered a fairly scathing report on for-profit colleges, arguing that they have provided far more benefits for shareholders than the students that matriculate at their institutions.

 

Exploited Guest Workers from Louisiana to March on Wal-Mart Board Members in NYC

By: Tuesday June 19, 2012 6:45 am

I wrote last Friday about the forced labor situation perpetrated on guest workers at a seafood supplier for Wal-Mart in Louisiana. Now, the National Guestworker Alliance, the feisty labor rights group which helped a group of exploited foreign exchange students at a Hershey chocolate factory get justice last year, will take these guest workers on the road to New York City, to challenge Wal-Mart and its subsidiaries at their corporate headquarters and their homes.

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