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September/October 2017
Annual Labor Issue


Available only in the print edition:


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    The Trump Supply Chain and the Art of the Sweatshop

    John Miller

    The supply chain for Trump garments is international, penny-pinching, and exploitative. | Order this issue or subscribe.

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    Migration, Labor, and U.S. Policy

    David Bacon

    Working has become a crime for millions of people. | Order this issue or subscribe.

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    The Case for $15

    An Interview with Jeannette Wicks-Lim

    What research on the minimum wage does—and does not—tell us. | Order this issue or subscribe.

  • the regulars


    • editors’ note A World to Win
    • the short run
    • making sense The Living New Deal
    • primer What happened to the working class?
    • ask dr. dollar Why are wages growing so slowly?