Prisoners of Work & War

Produced by Gina Hotta

Nine flavors of ice cream, four full meals a day, Burger King, pizzas and someone to clean your toilet, set-up your camp. Is this an up-scale summer retreat? According to Pratap Chatterjee it’s what US soliders get in Iraq. Journalist & KFPA/Apex producer Chatterjee is researching how Asian sub-contract labor makes these comforts away from home possible. Workers and services are supplied by Halliburton to the tune of about $20 billion while laborers get about $300/month. In contrast to this is are services the same company supplies to Abu Graib.

Hear more on Apex Express archives. To learn more go to CorpWatch.

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