Monthly Archives: October 2015

Fast fashion, slow integration: Guatemalan youth navigate life and labor in Los Angeles

Americans often associate factory work—and the violence and exploitation of manufacturing industries—with distant nations like China, Vietnam, India, and Cambodia. While stories of workers “transported like pigs,” trapped behind barred windows and locked doors, and protected from death by suicide nets trigger broad concern, they tend to ultimately be cast off as the problems of “foreign” societies. The Emmy Award-winning […]