Saturday, April 11, 2009
Dubai: development thanks to semi-slave labor
Johann Hari, a writer for The Independent in the UK, writes a harsh critique of Dubai and its economic development that is almost slave-driven. Dubai was meant to be a Middle-Eastern Shangri-La, a glittering monument to Arab enterprise and western capitalism. But as hard times arrive in the city state that rose from the desert sands, an uglier story is emerging. Johann Hari reports. HERE the story.