child labor

Eliminating child labor remains a challenge as money earned goes towards helping families get by... Read more...
The latest stories from the front lines of the labor fight across the country... Why don't Republicans want to help the more than 100 children a year who die while working on farms A judge has halted the new National Labor Relations Board Read more...
Sigh.Via Atrios, Claire McCaskill continues to show signs that she was dropped on her head as a child and just won't rest until everyone else gets dropped on their heads, too: Great news,our work to stop dumb rule on children working on farms Read more...
A man who spent part of his childhood working as a janitor told Newt Gingrich on Wednesday that he was offended by the Republican presidential candidate's plan to put kids to work. During an event at Georgetown University, Hector Cendejas called Read more...
My first job was cleaning the group home I lived in. True story. I participated in the Summer Youth Employment Program part of the Job Training Partnership Act passed during Reagan’s first term. It was a War on Poverty federal program considered Read more...

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From the duo at Red State Update -- President Newt, Strong Rick Perry, $10,000 Bet: Jackie and Dunlap discuss Newt Gingrich's frontrunner status and Mitt Romney's $10,000 bet. Plus Jackie does his own version of Rick Perry's "Strong" ad. Read more...
There's at least one thing about Michele Bachmann (R-MN) that Newt Gingrich (R-GA) can appreciate: She says she's been a "private business woman" since she was 5-years-old. For the past few weeks, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich -- who Read more...
The audience at Saturday night's Republican presidential debate gave their loud seal of approval to the idea of removing restrictions on child labor. For over a week, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (R) has been suggesting that poor children Read more...
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said Thursday that it was good life experience for children as young as five or six to have a job. For more than a week, the candidate has been talking about the virtues of child labor, calling Read more...
In a win for those in favor of child labor, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich has announced that business mogul Donald Trump will employ at least 10 poor children as "apprentices." On Monday, Gingrich became fifth GOP candidate to Read more...