Category Archives: Slavery

Karoshi – where your job is so intense it kills you. Modern Japanese Lunacy. 

No wonder they can’t procreate enough. No time and no energy. 
In a country where the majority of workers will rarely switch companies or careers once they’ve secured a position, and have among the lowest allotted annual leave benefits of any country in the world, employees are notorious for their unhealthy working hours.

Almost a quarter of companies there have admitted that some of their employees work well beyond hours, with some companies admitting their staff did more than 100 hours of overtime a month. 

The World Bank found Japan to be one of the least generous countries in the world for paid leave.

Employees in Japan on average are only entitled to 10 days’ paid leave, and zero paid holidays. Many won’t use even half their allotted days off for the year. NZ Herald 

IRISH: The Forgotten White Slaves

The Irish slave trade began when James VI sold 30,000 Irish prisoners as slaves to the New World. His Proclamation of 1625 required Irish political prisoners be sent overseas and sold to English settlers in the West Indies. Human cargo transported on British ships bound for the Americas. They were shipped by the hundreds of thousands and included men, women, and even the youngest of children.

Whenever they rebelled or even disobeyed an order, they were punished in the harshest ways. Slave owners would hang their human property by their hands and set their hands or feet on fire as one form of punishment. Some were burned alive and had their heads placed on pikes in the marketplace as a warning to other captives. Setting The Record Straight