News Articles for "Industrial Revolution"
Luddites: They raged against the machine and lost
Their name is synonymous with futile attempts to roll back technology — and with fuddy-duddies who can't figure out how to use the iPhone. The Luddites ...read more
Is technology a job killer? A few history lessons
To workers being pushed out of jobs by today's technology, history has a message: You're not the first. From textile machines to the horseless carriage to...read more
Bangladesh: Owners' many failings led to collapse
The defects and errors that led to the world's deadliest garment-industry accident extend from the swampy ground the doomed Rana Plaza was built on, to "e...read more
The ILO is preparing to name and shame Cambodian garment factories failing to comply with the local Labour Law, which covers fire safety, workers rights an...read more