Tag: labor struggles

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A construction worker laboring high up without essential safety harnesses.

Photo Essay: Making Work Visible – Consumer Awareness and Labor Rights

Lauren WalshMay 29, 2024

Written shortly after May 1, International Workers’ Day, this photo essay highlights the challenges, successes, and hard work of laborers around the world.

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Emma Hansson, the chair of IF Metall's Stockholm branch, in picket in the first days of the Tesla strike in Stockholm, Sweden, in October 2023.

The Head of SAC: Tesla Faces a ‘Stalemate’ in Sweden as the Longest Strike in Decades Grinds On

Gabriel KuhnMay 8, 2024

Essentially, the conflict has reached a stalemate. Tesla doesn’t seem hurt enough to give in, and IF Metall has the means to carry on. Among some of the strikers, this causes frustration.

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Mindar, a robot priest built on ChatGPT technology, is giving Buddhist teachings at Kodai-ji Temple in Kyoto, Japan.

Infocalypse or Cultural Renaissance? The Two Faces of Generative AI

Jean DestaFebruary 21, 2024

The year 2023 marked a cultural revolution of a sort. For millions of people, artificial intelligence has become a part of everyday life and consciousness, shaping the way we understand and imagine our interactions and societies.