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Last night at the hotel lobby of an Arab Gulf country, a family walked in aiming for the westernized café that sells everything but Arabic coffee. The mother seemed distant as she pressed buttons on her smart phone. The father looked tired as he buffed away on his cigarette, and a whole band of children […]
Added on 13/06/2012
James M. Dorsey
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JAMES M. DORSEY: The publication of a new report examining worker conditions in Qatar ups the ante for the authorities.
Added on 01/06/2012
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JAMES DORSEY: Critics are asserting Qatari building standards are shoddy and cast doubt on the safety standards of stadiums…
Added on 04/05/2012
James M. Dorsey
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JAMES DORSEY: According to the ITUC “workers are dying in Qatar as they build World Cup stadiums, suffering large scale exploitation every day.