Underground Sweatshop City Uncovered In Moscow

Russian police just raided a secret underground city beneath Moscow inhabited by hundreds of illegal immigrant workers employed making clothing at rows of sewing machines. The subterranean world, where the workers were allegedly kept by lock, had no natural light but did have a market, cafe, chicken coop, casino, and movie cinema. What a metaphor for our economic structure:

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  • Chaos_Dynamics

    Clothing: The root of all evil.

  • echar

    Somebody forgot to pay their “rent”.

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