Truthout: Life and Death at Work: Labor and Occupational Health After Rana Plaza

In April 2013, the most deadly textile accident in world history – the collapse of the Rana Plaza factory in Bangladesh, which killed 1,129 workers in single day – revealed to the world the grave hazards of sweatshop work.  The tragedy also brought to light the even larger global epidemic of occupational injury and disease. Occupational injury, according to the World Health Organization, accounts for an estimated 352,000 global deaths annually…

See the article on the Truthout website here.

Salon: Your doctor copays are too high!

Until recently, the high-deductible health insurance plan – pay less up front, and more when you get sick – was something of a novelty product, marketed to the young and healthy. Now, however, high-deductibles are rapidly going mainstream – whether for young or old, professionals or poor alike…

Read the article at Salon here.