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People make their way pass the garment factory building that collapsed Wednesday, in Savar, near Dhaka, Bangladesh, Saturday, April 27, 2013. (Photo by Wong Maye-E/AP)

US to suspend Bangladesh trade privileges over poor labor conditions

06/27/13 02:25PM

Two months after the Rana Plaza factory collapse which killed over 1,100 people and maimed countless more, Bangladesh is getting a slap on the wrist from the United States due to its notoriously poor labor conditions. On Thursday, the Obama administration is expected to suspend Bangladesh's special trade privileges, which allow it to export certain products to the United States duty-free. "It's only symbolic. It's not very much money," said Institute for Global Labor and Human Rights executive director Charles Kernaghan. "But someone had to put the line down and say enough is enough." read more

Marissa Mayer, Chief Executive Officer of Yahoo!, speaks during one to one session during the 43rd Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.  (Photo by Laurent Gillieron/Keystone/AP)

Walmart workers' campaign targets Yahoo's Marissa Mayer

06/27/13 08:00AM

At Yahoo's annual shareholders meeting in Santa Clara, Calif., protesting Walmart employees again made a plea for Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer to meet with them. "Five days ago, Walmart illegally terminated me," said Miriam Roberti during the portion of the Tuesday meeting when shareholders were able to ask questions. "Walmart appeared to deny our basic right to freedom of speech, so I have to ask you: are you going to bring Yahoo values to Walmart, or Walmart values to Yahoo? ... Will you please meet with us?" read more

Sen. Wendy Davis of Texas filibustered for 11 hours a bill that would have banned abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Wendy Davis, next Texas governor?

06/26/13 10:31PM

The lone star of Texas tells All In with Chris she "would be lying" if she said she didn't have gubernatorial ambitions. Tuesday, Texas State Senator Wendy Davis set out to conduct a 13-hour filibuster to stop Senate Bill 5, a restrictive abortion bill, from passing. Her performance made her an overnight political sensation: over 100,000 people tuned in to watch the filibuster and thousands tweeted along with the hashtag #StandWithWendy. She joined All In with Chris Hayes to reflect on her experience. read more


#click3: A Rainbow After the Storm

06/26/13 10:08PM

#click3 ended up on the cutting room floor tonight but we're bringing it to you as a web exclusive. Enjoy! 1. Interns: They’ll make coffee. They’ll scan photocopies. They’ll even run Supreme Court rulings upwards of 300 feet from the courthouse to their respective network’s broadcast position, just so their channel can break the news. Check out this year’s competitors on Buzzfeed. read more

Killing the Voting Rights Act

Killing the Voting Rights Act

06/26/13 08:00PM

Chris Hayes argues that John Roberts' Supreme Court is trying to kill Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act without admitting that that's what they're doing. He... watch

(L-R) Rachel Howald, Kate Lummus, Virginia Sin and Gretchen Menter celebrate after the Supreme Court ruled key portions of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) unconstitutional, at the Stonewall Inn on June 26, 2013 in the West Village neighborhood of...

Marriage equality: From Stonewall to no wall

06/26/13 07:14PM

On June 28, 1969, fed up after a police raid, a group rioted outside a popular New York City gay bar, the Stonewall Inn. The clash came to be known as the "Stonewall Riots" and marked the birth of the gay rights movement. read more

State Sen. Wendy Davis (Photo by Bob Daemmrich/Corbis)

Wendy Davis' Texas filibuster puts the U.S. Senate to shame

06/26/13 02:29PM

Texan State Senator Wendy Davis was so determined to stop the passage of a bill that would have ended access to safe abortions in Texas Tuesday, that she set out to complete a 13-hour filibuster, without assistance or interruption. This was a real filibuster, not the pale shadow of the one currently practiced in the United States Senate. It was an extraordinary measure, reflected in the physical hurdles which Davis was forced to confront. read more