This article marks the 103rd anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire and examines how it galvanized the work of Crystal Eastman which began a long fight for workers' rights that is still underway today.
This article details the recent controversy over multiple cognitive impairments stemming from concussions casued by football as well as a variety of other sports. The settlement process for professional players with these impairments has been very start and stop, consisting of a myriad of different legal battles but all containing a greater implication of social justice.
In this piece Stephen Embry details the gradual shift in the last thirty years from a workers compensation system designed for the well-being of laborers to one run by powerful insurance companies that are interested in cutting costs through nearly any means.
A break down of Oklahoma's new workers compensation structure and how it undermines workers rights, chips away at the edifice upon which the system was built, and is revelatory of a larger more startling trend in the US as a whole.