Adrienne Eaton, co-editor of “Informal Workers and Collective Action: A Global Perspective.”
The book presents case studies from nine countries where informal workers – mostly low-wage, working without a contract and living hand-to-mouth – banded together to improve their working conditions.
Mary Harris: Films Across Borders film series.
Millions of migrants, countless stories, 25+ films, 10 venues. Films Across Borders showcases inspiring stories of courage, hope, and determination, as international voices and perspectives are portrayed via dramatic features, documentaries and shorts.
Alan Paul, director of "The Pajama Game" at Arena Stage.
The Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory is a tiptop model of efficiency — so why are things getting so steamy? It could have something to do with how hard new superintendent Sid Sorokin has fallen for Babe Williams, the trouble-making head of the union grievance committee. Sparks really start to fly when a workers’ strike pits management against labor and ignites an outrageous battle of the sexes.
Director Alan Paul talks about the musical in the context of the current watershed revelations about sexual harassment in American workplaces.