Minasuk/ May 12, 2016/ Uncategorized

“I had to wear Pampers”: The cruel reality the people who bring you cheap chicken allegedly endure | Washington Post | May 2016 A new report by Oxfam America, an arm of the international anti- poverty and injustice group, alleges that poultry industry workers are “routinely denied breaks to use the bathroom” in order to optimize the speed of production.

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Minasuk/ December 21, 2015/ Uncategorized

Global supermarkets selling shrimp peeled by slaves | Associated Press | December 2015 Last month, AP journalists followed and filmed trucks loaded with freshly peeled shrimp from the Gig shed to major Thai exporting companies and then, using U.S. customs records and Thai industry reports, tracked it globally. They also traced similar connections from another factory raided six months earlier,

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Minasuk/ September 7, 2015/ Uncategorized

Working Undercover in a Slaughterhouse: an interview with Timothy Pachirat | Medium | August 2014 Timothy Pachirat is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the author of Every Twelve Seconds: Industrialized Slaughter and the Politics of Sight (Yale University Press, 2011), an ethnographic account of his undercover job in a cattle slaughterhouse. “I wanted

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Minasuk/ April 25, 2015/ Uncategorized

Overpopulation, overconsumption – in pictures | Guardian | April 2015 How do you raise awareness about population explosion? One group thought that the simplest way would be to show people.