Indentured Servant Truck Drivers at LA/Long Beach Ports

The image many of us have of truck drivers is of a relatively independent life as they experience “freedom of the road”. But according to a recent investigative report by USA today, truck-drivers in the LA/Long Beach Ports are “indentured servants”. The Teamsters are no help, according to the WSWS.

Read at WSWS

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About Bruce Lerro

Bruce Lerro has taught for 25 years as an adjunct college professor of psychology at Golden Gate University, Dominican University and Diablo Valley College. He has applied a Vygotskian socio-historical perspective to his four books: From Earth-Spirits to Sky-Gods: the Socio-ecological Origins of Monotheism, Individualism and Hyper-Abstract Reasoning Power in Eden: The Emergence of Gender Hierarchies in the Ancient World Co-Authored with Christopher Chase-Dunn Social Change: Globalization from the Stone Age to the Present and Lucifer's Labyrinth: Individualism, Hyper-Abstract Thinking and the Process of Becoming Civilized He is also a representational artist specializing in pen-and-ink drawings. Bruce is a libertarian communist and lives in Olympia WA.

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