Forced Labour

What a Month in the United Kingdom

[Sam McKenzie] …the United Kingdom’s largest modern slavery ring has been broken If you’re an avid sports fan you’ll know that both Wimbledon and the Cricket World cup have recently wrapped up in emphatic fashion. Wimbledon saw the longest ever Men’s Final in its history and England held the cricket World Cup trophy aloft. Significant […]

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A ‘Fair Go’ for Foreign Workers

[Gabby Sullivan] The labour shortages and exploitation we are seeing today need to be addressed by our new government The opportunity to make a better life for oneself in Australia is seized by many, often irrespective of their grasp on the culture, the English language, or most notably their rights as workers. The excitement felt […]

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Window Shopping: Stories of Women Sold at The Markets of Oman

[Martyna Żuchowska] Many girls are sold for as little as what’s equivalent to 14 USD. When I’m travelling, I love exploring the local markets that cities have to offer. By shopping at these types of places you can acquire an understanding about the culture of the city, region or even country. I find this to […]

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Unpaid Work: How Far is Too Far?

[Sam McKenzie] …just because something is the norm, that doesn’t make it right. Work. Work. Work. It means something different to everybody. I know people that love their jobs and I know people that hate their jobs. Sometimes people love or hate their job depending on what day of the week it is. Love it […]

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Clean Cars vs Dirty Mining

[Gabby Sullivan] What happens when the mission to combat an environmental crisis conceals a human rights crisis? I doubt cobalt is something you think about often or it may be completely unfamiliar to you, but if there is a time to start paying attention to it and where it is from – it’s now. Cobalt […]

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What Are You Wearing?!

[Sam McKenzie] The first step in moving towards removing modern slavery is recognition. So… what are you wearing? Like, what brand? This is a popularity contest after all. Not really. Imagine you have this 30 Million to None article in front of you with the table below: Clothing type Brand Grade T-Shirt Adidas A What […]

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Qatar World Cup 2022

[Sam McKenzie] The Kafala system has come under intense scrutiny for the slave-like conditions that it fosters and creates. In the modern day, it is not uncommon to hear unhappy news coming out of the Middle East, but the FIFA World Cup of Soccer will be held in Qatar 2022. This is excellent news for […]

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Country Profile: Brazil

[James Clough] Hidden within Brazil’s wide and vast rainforests – predominantly in the state of Para – are charcoal farms where people are forced to engage in illegal deforestation. The majority of Brazil is currently celebrating and partaking in one of its largest events of the year – Carnival, which typically involves public celebrations, including […]

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What are you Willing to Pay?

[Brayden Sharp] …paying an extra 1% would ensure that garment workers in developing countries would be able to earn the living wage The heat was on the fashion industry late last week after Oxfam reported that 100% of Bangladeshi garment worker’s wages were below the living wage, and that 99% of garment worker’s in Vietnam […]

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SOUND CHECK: FEBRUARY 2019

Cait and Brayds sit down to have a look back on all the things that happened with 30 Million to None in February, and also discuss some big 30 Mil news for the coming months. MAKE NOISE

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