Port Truckers are a Symptom of a Rigged System

Recently, USA Today had an investigative report on port truckers, the people who bring goods from warehouses to your favorite (or least-favorite) retailer. The article is, naturally, a somewhat lengthy one but the main details concern the ways that workers (especially immigrants who speak little English) are exploited by one-sided contacts. In these contracts, workers…

“Fitter, Happier, More Productive…”

There’s nothing quite like having everything going your way. Waking up right on time and when you are supposed to, getting that fresh cup of coffee or just powering through successfully whatever you need to. Catching the bus right on time, making sure you have your appropriate pills with you, not looking anyone in the…