Slavery is alive and well in the U.S.

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What do you call it when those who cross the Mexican-U.S. border get charged thousands of dollars for a ride to a job where their employer makes them pay rent for unspeakably bad living conditions and board for the food they can only buy at the company store and where that employer patrols with dogs,trucks and thugs so the workers can't leave?John Bowe calls it slavery.

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This has been going on in the fruit picking fields... by Gallaher on Wednesday, Oct 10, 2007 at 5:26:10 PM
I spoke to numerous individuals about slavery with... by mork on Wednesday, Oct 10, 2007 at 8:22:00 PM
I spoke to numerous individuals about slavery with... by mork on Wednesday, Oct 10, 2007 at 8:24:15 PM
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