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While feigning outrage at worker abuse in Bangladesh, the US government has been quietly supporting the same sweatshop factories used by Walmart and The Gap.
A Syrian national who fought in Bosnia and now languishes in immigration detention reflects on the Bosnian war, his predicament and the civil war in Syria.
The domestic workers’ rights movement offers powerful lessons for the broader fight against forced labor, trafficking and servitude.