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    the public. Although both articles go toward similar goals, Torres (2007) goes in depth into the discourse of exploitation of humans and animals in various scenarios, whereas Hawthorne (2011) attempts to increase awareness of the hidden production process of the food we eat. Torres (2007)…

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    Human trafficking is one of the most egregious human rights violation rights today. The commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents including women and male are one of most destructive forms of abuse internationally and here in the United States. Although there have been many efforts to stop this violent act of crime that happens right here in our own backyards, but these efforts are far from sufficient. Human Trafficking is when a child/women are being sold to a person or persons…

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    In college athletics, the exploitation of athletes is a common occurrence among larger division 1 athletic schools, specifically in basketball and football. In many cases the college is the main source of exploitation, but do the athletes take advantage of cases such as this? Some believe that college athletes deserve some form of compensation in return for their exposure for their colleges financial successes whether in the form of jersey sales, luring spectator’s into the stands or whatever…

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    Suffering occurs because of others. It can’t be blamed on individuals. There are five different sources of exploitation. One was touched upon in the previous section that is the labor theory of value. Meaning that capitalist will do whatever it costs to earn profit such as hiring illegal migrant workers. Another source is the objectification of labor, “the more objects the worker produces the fewer can he possess and the more he falls under the dominion of his product, capital” (Farganis, 38)…

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    It is because it is easy for them to take advantage of periphery labor, that was seen in both documentaries that represent the downside of globalization. Countermovements appear all around the world and fight back against the current route and change brought on by globalization (Chapter 7, Lecture Outline). These countermovements are in support of not just environmentalism, but the exploitation of workers around the world. Movements are important in order to establish change and better the world…

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    some people have to fall under the radar in order for others to prosper. George Orwell uses the metaphor of Old Major to represent Karl Marx’s Dream of a society of equality. Old Major’s dreams become the main irony of the book, because the corrupted become the corruptors. This ironic theme in the book reveals the truth about dreams: dreams, made to inspire, contradict the reality of hope and cause a corrupted situation. Without a man to exploit the weak, life would improve drastically. Old…

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    Poverty, Violence and Exploitation Dominating the South and the North in William Attaway 's Blood on the Forge Blood on the Forge is a gripping and tragic novel by William Attaway that tells a story about three brothers who face the violent oppression and hyper exploitation in their migration from the rural South to the industrial North of America. When Attaway was a child, his family was part of this population shift, thus this story wholly illustrates the tragedy and hardships of many…

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    Exploitation In America

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    Exploitation deals with the difference between the wealth that workers create from their labor and the actual wages that they get paid. Through exploitation, some people grow more wealthy and more powerful than others. The working group that is subject to lower class are powerless towards the upper class; however, the upper class are ultimately dependent on those workers since they are the source of their profit. Chacon’s work, “No one Is Illegal”, focuses on the “The rise of an industrial…

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    commit irrational acts because of the greed for personal benefit. Humans exploiting other humans for self benefit can be traced back all the way to biblical times. There are scriptures of corrupt tax collectors and sons spoiling their elders fortunes. The ideology of exploitation still remains firmly embedded in society to this date. In a classic literary piece, titled “Thank You Ma’am” written by Langston Hughes. A boy snatches a womans purse, “I wanted a pair of blue suede shoes,” said the…

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    Sweatshop Labor Ethics

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    definition of the role of work by stating “Sweatshops aren’t that bad” (Kelley). The Compendium describes work as the “original state of man and precedes his fall; it is therefore not a punishment or curse” (Compendium, 256). However, as seen in the Rivoli text, sweatshops do not follow CST’s guidelines for work and would be considered “bad.” The specific practices that make a factory a “sweatshop” as seen in the Rivoli text violate the way the Compendium and CST view the rights of employees…

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