Posts Tagged ‘ labor ’

Wage Theft, Hunger, and Neglect in the Kingdom of Heaven

Oct 2016

Those in Saudi Arabia’s corridors of power seem to forget that the kingdom in the middle of the dessert was built by migrant labor.
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The Case of Islamabad: Building for the builders? | Invisible Cities

Aug 2015
The Case of Islamabad: Building for the builders? | Invisible Cities

One month ago today, 1700 homes were brutally demolished and approximately 20,000 residents were forcefully evicted from the I-11 Katchi Abadi in Islamabad, and it only establishes that we have learnt absolutely nothing from history.
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Dispossession In The Name Of Security

Jul 2014

An examination of everyday dispossession and oppression in Okara, in the wake of army force against its peasants.
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انکی شعلہ فشاں آنکھیں

مزاحمت کی اس ریت کی تاریخ گمنام ہے، پر یہ مزدوروں کی داستانوں اور تجربات میں انکی ہمسفر ہے۔ | eng


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A Maid’s Work

Jan 2014

Domestic work around the globe is perceived as work with low economic value and an extension of unpaid household duties that hardly gets any recognition for the work performed. Historically domestic work for others’ households has remained a principal way of earning a living for women. Affluent families in both developing and developed countries engage...
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Drone strikes, factory fires and imperialism in Pakistan

Dec 2012

The factory fire in Karachi is no less an outcome of imperialism in its neoliberal capitalist face, than drone strikes are the outcome of imperialism in its armed warfare face. Let’s talk a little bit about what imperialism looks like. Pakistanis and Muslims in general talk a lot about imperialism—mainly about American imperialism—but we...
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