U.S. activists need to understand how corruption, oligarchy, and inequality at the national level are tied to similar patterns around the world.
Workers not only create pressure to reform laws and regulation. They can influence the strategies for enforcing labor standards too.
The new president has appointed a former mining executive to a high-level post, worrying indigenous communities that have long protested the company’s harmful extraction activities.
Governments and consumers will have much to gain if labor power can provide a check on the runaway predatory business model that platform companies have exported around the world.