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Bonded Labor: Ready To Get Enraged I-A-B?

Hits: 9937 | Rating: (2.3) | Category: Travel | Added by: techgeek07
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Male, 18-29, Southern US
 4800 Posts
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 11:56:37 PM
Oh i agree, i was just pointing out to Angilion that there are people that will choose to live in poverty

Male, 30-39, Canada
 1710 Posts
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 7:55:22 AM
Gonna have to blame the parents here, their the ones who put them into the situation, they could just as easily walk away one night. It's only one guy, what's he going do, track you down and bring you back, wouldn't be worth his time.

After a quick Google of what exactly is Bonded Labour, they just have to make it to any country where it's illegal, which is almost all of them. Easier said than done I'm sure, but where there's a will there's a way.

Male, 40-49, Midwest US
 17367 Posts
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 5:26:21 AM
xCYBERDYNEx: That kind of 'poverty', here in America, is obviously nowhere near the dirt poor poverty that these people live in. Homeless people in America eat better out of the dumpsters here than most people in third world countries can with an average wage.

There will always be poor and rich, for reasons that are obvious to even the casual observer.

I've seen 'poor' people here in America win the lottery for millions of dollars and then piss it all away within a few years ending up just as poor if not poorer than they were before.

I've also seen rich people loose it all in the stock market and then bounce back because of who they were friends with and after a few years become rich again.

Male, 18-29, Southern US
 4800 Posts
Tuesday, June 21, 2011 4:19:04 AM
"If that was true, obviously they'd all do it. Certainly very few people would choose to live in poverty given a free choice".

Have you ever been to America? Theirs parasites all over this country that live in poverty for the sole purpose of drawing welfare and Gov benefits. I've heard a woman brag about living in Gov housing, living off of welfare, which was a "Family tradition", and still being able to have a 50 inch flat screen tv.

Male, 18-29, Asia
 191 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 11:30:11 PM
Don't boycott pakistani cotton made items. It won't effect that situation.

Female, 18-29, Southern US
 472 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 10:03:21 PM
Sbeelz, I'm with Oystah on this one. They probably don't have access to birth control, but just because a man and a woman are living in the same room together doesn't mean they have to have sex. If I were living in those types of conditions, having sex would be the LAST thing on my mind. The adults obviously know that sex creates babies, so why do they keep doing it? I think I would rather be beaten to death than to bring a child into that kind of environment.

Male, 18-29, Western US
 1622 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 8:16:10 PM
"You get a meal a day, what else do you want?"

Sounds like the Paul Ryan plan.

Male, 18-29, Western US
 3672 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 5:53:37 PM
Why is it always slaves for the damn cotton?

Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 6981 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 3:41:52 PM
auburnjunky, it is true that lincoln was a republican but he was the liberal choice in that election against breckinridge of the southern democrats (the conservative party).

Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 6981 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 3:33:28 PM
seems oddly familiar. oh yeah, because its happened everywhere in the world at some point. i feel bad for them, and it saddens me that the world is still like this.

Female, 30-39, Southern US
 70 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 3:00:53 PM
This whole thing looks contrived and well scripted to me, down to the amazing quality of the film itself. The kids are smiling while talking; no one has bruises or looks beaten. This family has better clothes, housing and household goods than I saw in Afghanistan. And even if the kids were "Allowed" to go to school, Pakistan has one of the worst school systems in the world. Most "schools" don't have books, supplies or even a building. Children sit outside on the ground and listen to a teacher read to them (mostly religious texts). Is this part of a Bollywood movie someone spliced and edited?

Male, 18-29, Europe
 343 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 2:24:11 PM
Maybe I'm totally missing the point, or I'm ignorant to this whole subject matter but...it's just ONE little man slaving them. One man. Why can't they just overcome him, see how he likes beating?

Male, 18-29, Canada
 247 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 1:51:25 PM
Meanwhile, in Vancouver...

Male, 30-39, Southern US
 10251 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 1:48:30 PM
@nottaspy: Conservatives want fair wages for all.

How did they get in this discussion? Oh I know! Misinformation!

Male, 40-49, Western US
 882 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 1:38:36 PM
@auburnjunky, my bad. I was talking about the current Republican party which is indistinguishable from conservatives. I should have said "a conservatives wet dream".

Male, 30-39, Southern US
 10251 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 1:34:41 PM
@nottaspy: Abe Lincoln was a Republican sir.

Male, 30-39, Southern US
 10251 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 1:34:10 PM

I agree with you. I get a tax credit of $2500 per child. I don't deserve it, but they just give it.

The EIC (earned income credit) and all other entitlement programs that have been expanded to out of control proportions, should be reeled in.

Male, 40-49, Western US
 882 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 1:26:49 PM
A Republican's wet dream.

Male, 30-39, Eastern US
 14177 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 1:23:52 PM
Here's a question why the f**k are we pretty much paying people to breed no offence AJ but how are more people going to fix our problems?? Not to mention some people who aren't fit for life are being encouraged to breed parasites they can't even raise.

Male, 18-29, Canada
 2380 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 12:57:08 PM
same thing happened in north america not that ling ago with coal mines. they wer epaid in credits to the canteen but the prices were to high so they ended having to borrow from the mine owners with interest.. so they were basically slaves.. 16 tons and what do ya get. another day older and deeper in dept

Male, 18-29, Western US
 73 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 12:45:57 PM
I think a revolt here has been long overdue.

Male, 18-29, Midwest US
 3884 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 12:38:34 PM
Don't worry guys, Mowgli will call down Hathi the elephant and destroy the landlord with the fury of the jungle.

Male, 40-49, Europe
 12381 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 12:21:59 PM

I think it's to assuage some sort of unease about being so vastly better off. If you can blame them strenuously enough, you can ignore the discrepency.

Male, 40-49, Europe
 12381 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 12:17:49 PM
Dude, this isn't the late 19th century.

Dude, water is wet.

Equally true and equally irrelevant.

There was more capitalism in the USA in the late 19th century than there is now. That's why the abuses were so blatant.

Here's another example - England, later middle ages. ~1100 to late 14th century. Lots of capitalism in that time. Read about it. Amazingly, not everyone was rich! Imagine that!

@Angillion: Don't make excuses for lazy people.

You're more devout than an evangelical preacher.

You're actually arguing that anyone in the USA who isn't an ultra-rich CEO is lazy. You're really doing it. I didn't think you'd go that far.

There are examples of wealthy noblemen complaining about the laziness of serfs in medieval England. Of wealthy Romans complaining about the laziness of their slaves. Etc, etc.

Male, 30-39, Western US
 2869 Posts
Monday, June 20, 2011 12:05:48 PM
@Oystah- Do you think that these people really have access to birth control?

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