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Shrimp & Slave Labor

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Published on Apr 23, 2012

Via Grist.org: "A group of shrimp workers has been protesting dismal conditions in a Thai factory for weeks. The factory, Phatthana Seafood, is one of several brands under a corporate umbrella called PTN Group, and is distributed by Rubicon, a major supplier to Walmart here in the U.S. Not only is Phatthana being accused of skimping on the pay they've promised to workers (and keeping a percentage of it against the debt workers incur to travel to the factory — a practice described in the human rights community as "debt bondage"), but they've also reportedly been keeping the workers' passports and releasing them only for a (steep) fee...".* Ana Kasparian and Cenk Uygur discuss on The Young Turks.

*Read more from Twilight Greenaway: http://grist.org/food/while-walmart-b...

Shrimp - The Disgusting Truth: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDAPi0...

How Many Slaves Work For You? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvIEs6...

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