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OfflineOoBYCoO
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The Price of Sugar
    #599196 - 12/01/11 01:36 AM (5 years, 6 months ago)



The Price of Sugar: On the Caribbean island of the Dominican Republic, tourists flock to pristine beaches, with little knowledge that a few miles away thousands of dispossessed Haitians are under armed guard on plantations harvesting sugarcane, most of which ends up in US kitchens. Cutting cane by machete, they work 14 hour days, 7 days a week, frequently without access to decent housing, electricity, clean water, education, healthcare or adequate nutrition. The Price of Sugar follows a charismatic Spanish priest, Father Christopher Hartley, as he organizes some of this hemisphere's poorest people, challenging the powerful interests profiting from their work. This film raises key questions about where the products we consume originate, at what human cost they are produced and ultimately, where our responsibility lies.

http://www.putlocker.com/file/59FD073EB07B5F54#

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Re: The Price of Sugar [Re: OoBYCoO]
    #599223 - 12/01/11 09:41 AM (5 years, 6 months ago)

US Government subsidizes corn sugar, third world plunged into abject poverty.

Welcome to economic consequences that one cares about as long as they get their diabetes.


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Re: The Price of Sugar [Re: DungenessDank]
    #599285 - 12/01/11 05:02 PM (5 years, 6 months ago)

Diabetes taste so good though :sad:


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Re: The Price of Sugar [Re: Tangerines]
    #599287 - 12/01/11 05:04 PM (5 years, 6 months ago)

I like my diabetes in my red kool-aid with that one yellow fruit


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Re: The Price of Sugar [Re: Tangerines]
    #599288 - 12/01/11 05:04 PM (5 years, 6 months ago)

Agreed. I would however like an affordable alternative to government diabetes.

Some may say I'm a dreamer.


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Re: The Price of Sugar [Re: DungenessDank]
    #599290 - 12/01/11 05:06 PM (5 years, 6 months ago)

Quote:

DungenessDank said:
Agreed. I would however like an affordable alternative to government diabetes.

Some may say I'm a dreamer.





I can remove your pancreas for an ample fee.


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Re: The Price of Sugar [Re: Tangerines]
    #599296 - 12/01/11 05:49 PM (5 years, 6 months ago)

I will keep your info written down in case I need a cheap removal.


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Re: The Price of Sugar [Re: DungenessDank]
    #599307 - 12/01/11 07:02 PM (5 years, 6 months ago)

:laugh2:


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Re: The Price of Sugar [Re: DungenessDank]
    #599308 - 12/01/11 07:29 PM (5 years, 6 months ago)

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DungenessDank said:
I will keep your info written down in case I need a cheap removal.



it's not worth it..


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Re: The Price of Sugar [Re: iStoner]
    #599309 - 12/01/11 07:50 PM (5 years, 6 months ago)

Either him or I go to Mexico.

I'm sure the drug war down there is great for those practicing medicine.


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