Category Archives: Workers rights in way off lands

Hopes and dreams and genocide

Below the lowest of poverty lines And families all destroyed by war The monetary system dismantled A country that lost all its law Genocide ravaged the whole population At least twenty five per cent killed Pol Pot saw to complete … Continue reading

Lentils

Understanding Of Nature Of soils and of need Seem to go out the window When it comes down to feed The people thats when ofcourse Genetics is played Thats the card of the moment Where profits are laid Fairly and … Continue reading

Sand mining

The largest economic sector In India today Is its constuction industry That has almost blown away Any semblance of reality Around major cities where Huge numbers of new houses Are being built, and there The need for sand is massive … Continue reading

The mule women

Its a very hard life For these women At Melilla a border town where SPAIN and Morocco are trading But deep in the heat and despair At five am every morning The women queue up and await A pittance for … Continue reading

The forgotten ones

Forgotten children Forgotten by who Forgotten by us Or forgotten by you They came in the daylight My daughter they took Because she was brown With a whitish look SHe was only a baby Tossed into their truck That is … Continue reading

TAIJI All butchers they be

A total lack of pity Such heartlessness abroad Pods of innocent angels Perish by their sword The pithing tools of TAIJI The ruthlessness of man Such intolerance and rigour All part of their plan The severity of the fisherman The … Continue reading

The Haenyeo of South Korea

Resolute and unprompted With Will power and determination The women of jeju their self appointed tasks To dive into the ocean Where Free diving is their thing Exploring the depths on a single breath Their prizes for to bring Conches … Continue reading

The skin trade

Imagine being so poor On queer street every day Talk about recession With no money to pay Anything to speak of Below the rice bowl line Living on a pittance For them the sun dont shine From Nepal or from … Continue reading

Women in feudal India

The sitar plucked and pulled Emits the wildest sensuous sound The impulse of emotion The instinct of devotion The pathos of predicament In pulsation i was drowned Truthfulness created in me Intuition to Be responsive and understanding Cordial and true … Continue reading

TOBACCO AND THE CHILDREN

This world of misadventure Where cruelty is rife Under the cover of distant lands The devil weilds his knife To the hurtfulness and the detriment Of children of the world Bright buttons of imagination Who in spitefulness are hurled The … Continue reading