“Must Earth Intervene in Company Towns: In the Asteroid Belt, exploited workers are working in dangerous conditions”

Title“Must Earth Intervene in Company Towns: In the Asteroid Belt, exploited workers are working in dangerous conditions”
Year for Search2019
AuthorsTomlinson, Patrick S.
Secondary TitleThe New York Times
Date PublishedSeptember 9, 2019
KeywordsMale author, US author
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The sub-title tells the story. With Earth law not extending into space, workers are both directly exploited by being required to live in company housing and buy from company stores and treated as expendable parts.

URLhttps://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/09/opinion/future-space-mining.html.
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2019 Tomlinson, Patrick S. “Must Earth Intervene in Company Towns: In the Asteroid Belt, exploited workers are working in dangerous conditions.” The New York Times (September 9, 2019) with twenty over comments. One of a series of “Op-Eds From the Future.” See also 2019 Bolander, Chiang, Doctorow, James, Krugman, Older, Rajaniemi, Schneider, Wilde, and Zhang. https://www. nytimes.com/2019/09/09/opinion/future-space-mining.html.

The sub-title tells the story. With Earth law not extending into space, workers are both directly exploited by being required to live in company housing and buy from company stores and treated as expendable parts.