The students came for a summer learning experience with a job at a classic American company. Instead, they got a crash course in the realities of the global economy.
Following months of campaigning, young foreign students who have waged a bitter labor battle against a U.S. candy giant, the Department of Labor has cited two subcontractors that helped import the students into the Hershey plant in Palmyra, Pennsylvania, where they were reportedly subjected to coercive, exploitative conditions.
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A couple days ago I posted over at Powerline a circuitous reflection on my experience teaching foreign students in a course on constitutionalism. The post culminated in a story about one of my very best students, a young Egyptian la... Read Post