Posts Tagged ‘ domestic workers ’

The Bane of the Cheap Labor Lobby

It turns out that a convergence of factors is forcing the mainstream media’s favorite martyrs to raise wage rates beyond subsistence levels. It’s bad enough that our nation’s put-upon farmers have to pay their imported peons a reasonable wage, but now they’re being forced to hire American teenagers! Have you ever heard of such...
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Two Americans (The Case Against Joe Arpaio)

Two Americans (The Case Against Joe Arpaio)

With the United States Senate rushing headlong into its rendezvous with destiny, i.e. deconstructing what remains of this nation’s anemic and beleaguered economy, and the U.S. House following suit, it  seems appropriate to examine cui bono from these developments. Obviously not American citizens, beyond Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg and the politicians who’ll be handsomely...
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Immigrants in Bondage

Immigrants in Bondage

Numerous news outlets are reporting on the case of Annie George, a wealthy Indian immigrant who kept another Indian, known as “V.M.”, in virtual slavery in upstate New York, paying her the equivalent of eighty-seven cents an hour to work for her family over the past six years. The best reporting comes from the...
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