Will the U.S. Postal Service Survive?

By TOM ENGLISH PHOTO: Flickr/Graeme PowDesign concept by IndyKids Kid Reporters “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds” appears on the main post office in New York City....

Raising the Bar: kids say no cheap labor for chocolate

Much of Hershey’s chocolate is made from cocoa grown in West Africa, an area where many growers use child labor. PHOTO:International Labor Rights Forum By OCTAVIA DAVIS AND LISA GOODMAN AFRICA: Child Labor Behind this Chocolate Students and activists came together on...

Verizon Workers Go on Strike

About 45,000 Verizon workers went on strike (refused to work) starting August 7 after their work contract expired. The Verizon (phone and wireless company) wants to cut workers’ pay and make them pay more for health care. Meanwhile, Verizon paid its top five...

Kids Celebrate May Day

May Day (May 1) is a workers’ holiday officially celebrated in most countries around the world, but not recognized in the United States. May Day rallies started in the United States in 1886 when thousands of workers in Chicago demonstrated for an eight-hour workday...