babble home
rabble.ca - news for the rest of us
today's active topics


  
FAQ | Forum Home
  next oldest topic   next newest topic
» babble   » archived babble   » the middle east and central asia   » Iraq and Capitalist Exploitation

Email this thread to someone!    
Author Topic: Iraq and Capitalist Exploitation
Mick
rabble-rouser
Babbler # 2753

posted 20 October 2003 06:16 PM      Profile for Mick        Edit/Delete Post
quote:
Western Contractors In Iraq Accused of Importing Labour, Exporting Profits
Financial Times October 14, 2003

http://www.globalpolicy.org/security/issues/iraq/after/2003/1014importing.htm

US sub-contractors are importing cheap migrant labour from south Asia to
Iraq, despite high local unemployment and complaints from Iraqi contractors
that they are being overlooked by the US-led administration in Baghdad. US
officials in the Iraqi capital say that six months into their occupation of
Iraq, security conditions have forced companies to turn to south Asian
labour to implement contracts, from prison-building to catering for US troops....



From: Parkdale! | Registered: Jun 2002  |  IP: Logged

All times are Pacific Time  

   Close Topic    Move Topic    Delete Topic next oldest topic   next newest topic
Hop To:

Contact Us | rabble.ca | Policy Statement

Copyright 2001-2008 rabble.ca