Beneath Modern Sheen Of Gulf States Is Slave Labor

Gulf states like Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are well-known for their gleaming skyscrapers and other conspicuous emblems of wealth. But underneath their modern sheen lies a problem as old as civilization – a labor system that makes migrant workers into modern slaves.

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Whitewashing An Extremist Kingdom: Corporate Pundits Shill For Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has benefited from its cozy relationship with the United States for decades, receiving funding and arms despite its horrific human rights track record. Mainstream media outlets continue to lavish praise on the kingdom while largely ignoring its misconduct.
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Media Silent As U.S. Prisons Continue To Hunger Strike Abysmal Conditions

Prisoners across the U.S. have been holding hunger and labor strikes since last year, with tens of thousands of inmates protesting abuse and poor conditions. But news reports on the strikes have been few and far between, leaving prisoners’ requests for humane treatment in the dark.
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VIDEO: iPhones Are iSpies – Wikileaks “Vault 7” Revelations Continue To Terrify

Most of us carry smartphones and watch web-enabled TVs without much thought. But the revelations found in Wikileaks’ “Vault 7” release warn that we should consider the sinister capabilities that such devices could lend to those who might abuse them.

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The Non-Muslim Victims Of Islamophobia

Most people associate Islamophobia with hatred and vitriol directed toward the Muslim community. However, there are many victims who are targeted by Islamophobes simply due to the color of their skin or the clothes they wear. These victims must be recognized as well.

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Despite Campaign Promises, Trump Set To Outdo Obama On Military Adventurism

Since his inauguration, Donald Trump has sent American troops into a number of military adventures and his administration is looking to promote even greater military interventionism around the world. Continue reading

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