Stories by Gabriel Thompson

Gabriel Thompson has contributed to New York, The Nation, the New York Times, Brooklyn Rail, In These Times and others. He is the author of "There’s No José Here," "Calling All Radicals," and the forthcoming "Working In the Shadows." He has worked as a community organizer and is currently a researcher with the Service Employees International Union. He lives in Brooklyn. subscribe to Gabriel Thompson's feed

Posted on: Dec 16, 2013, Source: Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute

Obvious health risks to you still going ignored in the name of profit.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2012, Source: AlterNet

A firsthand look at the backbreaking conditions that led Pilgrim's Pride employees to fight back--and win.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2012, Source: Economic Hardship Reporting Project

Temps quickly learn to neither expect, nor ask for, raises, health care, or job security of any sort, which leaves workers largely powerless.

Posted on: Aug 25, 2011, Source:

Alabama's governor prides himself on the country's harshest anti-immigrant law, but his state is flourishing in part because of immigrants' hard work.

Posted on: Dec 1, 2008, Source: The Brooklyn Rail

For a month Wafaa Bilal lived in a cell with a paintball gun pointed at him, controlled by an internet audience who could shoot at him 24 hours a day.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Meet the Council of Conservative Citizens -- a group that offers a biblical defense of slavery and laments the <i>surivival</i> of African babies.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2007, Source: ColorLines

Gabriel Thompson: Unfortunately this is just one example of a disturbing national trend.

Posted on: Dec 11, 2006, Source: AlterNet

How one labor company made millions by exploiting its temporary employees a dollar at a time.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2006, Source:

Low-income women and child-care workers are the missing component in the whole debate about working vs. stay-at-home mothers.

Posted on: May 1, 2006, Source: In These Times

Ultimate Fighter Jeff Monson is good and pissed off. And his 'Assassinate Bush' T-shirts are just the beginning.