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Perpetuating Modern Day Slavery

Soliciting a modern day slave to write about modern day slaves? Great concept for an improv comedy sketch. Although it might seem sad, and funny, it’s exactly what an advertiser on a media job board has done.

Posted on Aug 1, 2012 READ MORE



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A Review of the New Intern Economy

Roger Hodge, former editor of Harper’s Magazine, takes a steady look at Ross Perlin’s new book, “Intern Nation,” the first in-depth exposĂ© of the exploitative intern culture that has taken root in American corporations and small businesses in recent decades. (more)

Posted on May 30, 2011 READ MORE



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U.K. Businesses Lean on Unpaid Interns

Roughly one-fifth of British companies now enjoy the cost-free benefits of unpaid intern labor, with few claiming knowledge of the practice’s potential illegality, a new study says. (more)

Posted on Apr 28, 2011 READ MORE


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