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Slavery Is Alive and Well in the U.S.


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- 2632 days ago - alternet.org
The new book Nobodies: Modern American Slave Labor and the Dark Side of the Global Economy, goes after the U.S. companies that support slave labor. (But then, our OTHER slaves are being sent to Iraq, too. . . )



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Pamela R. (159)
Wednesday October 10, 2007, 3:13 pm
UNFORTUNATELY, If you are a citizen of the U.S. of A., you know this is true. How sad. Everyone needs to be treated respectfully, and everyone deserves a chance to "better' themselves. So many people who come to the U.S. come because they want a better life for their families. How sad that so many companies exploit them. :(
 

Jaclin S. (230)
Wednesday October 10, 2007, 4:17 pm
They exploit them because they think they are lesser beings and that they do not have the capacity to know any better - and sad is that!!!!
Another of the white supremecy line of thinking - when will they get it right - we are all EQUAL all the same under our skins - just because they have a different colour or a different way of speaking does not mean that they are any the less a person doesn't mean that they do not deserve the very best that life can offer them doesn't mean that they have a sign on them saying "here I am exploit me"!!!!
 

Blue Bunting (855)
Wednesday October 10, 2007, 5:13 pm
Amen, darling! I've seen "slaves" from Honduras and Guatemala in the households of many prominent New York City Attorneys who wouldn't pay their "social security taxes" and benefitted from having "illegal aliens" on their household payroll ...

let the investigations begin!
 

Blue Bunting (855)
Wednesday October 10, 2007, 5:16 pm
Why should it be allowed by the U$A government that any "elite" management per$on could have a $lave from the Mexican/Cnetral American/South American countries ... and they would neve rhave to pay health benefits or social security benefits to these persons?

Let's roll right up to the top ...

Let's investigate the household staff of each and every politician and lawyer in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallad, Houston, Chicago, New York City, Miami, Detroit and Denver ...

let's see how many can "hold up" to "the test" of whether or not they are employming illegals and whether or not they are paying any benefits for these people who bow and scrape to them every single day!
 

Pamela R. (159)
Wednesday October 10, 2007, 5:20 pm
Dang, Blue Bunting. I didn't even think of that aspect of "slavery" when I posted my comment. I even know
"middle class" citizens utilizing "illegal aliens", much less prominent citizens such as lawyers, etc.
sighing............with sadness.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday October 11, 2007, 5:44 am
Thank you Okami for posting this artcle! This is a must read!! Noted!!!
 

Daniel Barker (35)
Thursday October 11, 2007, 2:47 pm
As a conservative I oppose Socialism and Fascism, and support the free enterprise system - freedom for all. Let every citizen of the world compete in the open market. Abolish government subsidies for corporations - no more tax breaks for big companies.

Let's be honest - how many of us, about 102.3% it seems, the first two words out of our mouths when asked where to buy something are "War-mart"? See - liberals and Lefitsts also support slavery.

 

Alina Kanaski (0)
Saturday September 21, 2013, 7:54 am
Help put an end to slavery; sign my petition to tell Nestlé that we want slavery-free chocolate:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/431/525/548/sell-slavery-free-chocolate/
 
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