We Go Where You Go: The Invisible Army

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Abby Zimet

Yet another hidden cost to our unconscionable, ten-year, almost $4 trillion wars: The indentured-servitude conditions - low wages, inadequate food, subject to rape, sleeping in shipping containers in barbed-wire compounds - in which over 70,000 workers from the world's poorest countries, cooks to cleaners to electricians to fast-food drudges who have often been unwittingly recruited by contractors, provide "the tastes of home" to U.S. soldiers.  From The New Yorker.

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