U.S. Taxpayer Dollars Facilitating Human Labor Trafficking on Military Bases





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US taxpayers are paying contractors who participate in human trafficking on US military bases around the world. Thousands of poor, rural men are being held in warehouses for months without pay after promises of high salaries. These men are used to build and maintain US military bases in combat zones, and they are being routinely exploited by a subcontractor system with little oversight. Sindhu P. Kavinamannil and Sam W. McCahon are making a documentary about human labor trafficking, and they came to sit down at POGO and record a podcast about their findings. Watch a short teaser for the podcast here. Stay tuned for the full podcast.



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