Chicago's City Council has approved a "sweatfree" ordinance. It means city resources, things like police uniforms, will no longer be purchased from sweatshop labor. We'll talk with Alderman Ameya Pawar and Katherine Bissell Cordova.
If you're reading these words on a computer, smart phone or laptop, it's likely that you have at least three slaves working for you somewhere down the global supply chain. That’s according to Slavery Footprint, a new web campaign that’s working in collaboration with the U.S.
Stunning recent developments may signal that the Burmese military junta, one of the world's most repressive governments, will consider reform. We speak with Maureen Aung-Thwin, director of The Open Society’s Burma Project, about new optimism surrounding the southeast Asian country.