Going into the ninth year of the occupation with a persistent 40-50 percent unemployment rate, here are some photos I took of the men who gather in Sar-e-Chowk, Pul-e-khishtee, and Shahr-e-now Squares in Kabul beginning at 4a.m. on any morning hoping to be picked up for a day's work. The going rate for a day of unskilled labor is about $4 a day, though often the men will bargain down to $1 if they are desperate (again, that's per
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