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Articles on Migrant Labor Abuses in the Gulf Don't Tell the Whole Story

Pardis Mahdavi | Posted 08.02.2014 | World
Pardis Mahdavi

Contrary to what some articles would have the public believe, Emirati and Qatari citizens are, for the most part, quite concerned about labor abuses in their own country.

A Better Life: A Way To Talk About Immigration

Chris Weitz | Posted 08.17.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Weitz

Nobody really knows how to talk about immigration, no one is really honest. I haven't recently asked the guy who trims my hedges, gets my car from the lot, or takes my plate away at the restaurant about his papers.

You Say Tomato, I Say Slavery (video)

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Kurt Michael Friese

When you buy tomatoes at the local Publix, Ahold, Kroger, or Walmart, you become the last link in a chain that is attached to shackles in south Florida.

Israel Must Respect the Rule of Law

Mya Guarnieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mya Guarnieri

The gag on the case of Anat Kamm, the former soldier who leaked classified military documents to Haaretz journalist Uri Blau, was lifted less than two...

Filipina Maid Faces Execution in Kuwait

Mya Guarnieri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mya Guarnieri

In Kuwait, the clock is ticking for a Filipina maid who faces execution. Jakatia Pawa, a Muslim from a southern province of the Philippines was con...

More Americans Now Turning To Day Labor Jobs Once Held By Illegal Immigrants

usatoday.com | Emily Bazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Growing ranks of U.S. citizens are heading to street corners and home improvement store parking lots to find day-labor work usually done by illegal im...

Czech Republic: Economic Crisis Leaves Migrants With Few Options

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PRAGUE -- When the global demand for consumer goods tumbled, production and assembly line jobs here evaporated. The consequences for some migrants fro...

The Dark Side Of Dubai

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

Once the manic burst of building has stopped and the whirlwind has slowed, the secrets of Dubai are slowly seeping out.