Zaha Hadid: I have nothing to do with the workers

In a recent Guardian interview Zaha Hadid claimed “I have nothing to do with the workers” constructing her al-Wakrah stadium in Doha. The stadium is one of many being designed and build in preparation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Zaha goes

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Zaha Hadid: I have nothing to do with the workers

In a recent Guardian interview Zaha Hadid claimed “I have nothing to do with the workers” constructing her al-Wakrah stadium in Doha. The stadium is one of many being designed and build in preparation for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. Zaha goes

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National Geographic: Guest Workers

A story by Cynthia Gorney in National Geographic Magazine about the lives of guest workers far from home.

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National Geographic: Guest Workers

A story by Cynthia Gorney in National Geographic Magazine about the lives of guest workers far from home.

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ITUC: Hidden faces of the Gulf miracle

This short video highlights many of the issues surrounding migrant labor and World Cup construction in Qatar. It was put together by the International Trade Union Confederation as part of their Re-Run the Vote campaign.

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ITUC: Hidden faces of the Gulf miracle

This short video highlights many of the issues surrounding migrant labor and World Cup construction in Qatar. It was put together by the International Trade Union Confederation as part of their Re-Run the Vote campaign.

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WBYA? Does Week 15 of GulfLabor’s 52 Weeks Campaign

As part of GulfLabor’s “52 Weeks” campaign, WBYA? proposes expanding human rights standards in the AIA Code of Ethics document. For more on the campaign, visit GulfLabor. More on our submission after the break.

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WBYA? Does Week 15 of GulfLabor’s 52 Weeks Campaign

As part of GulfLabor’s “52 Weeks” campaign, WBYA? proposes expanding human rights standards in the AIA Code of Ethics document. For more on the campaign, visit GulfLabor. More on our submission after the break.

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NY Times: Qatar’s Showcase of Shame

A recent article in the New York Times by Omer Aziz and Murtaza Hussain on labor rights violations at building sites for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar.  

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NY Times: Qatar’s Showcase of Shame

A recent article in the New York Times by Omer Aziz and Murtaza Hussain on labor rights violations at building sites for the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be held in Qatar.  

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WBYA? At the Global South Asia Conference

Mabel Wilson and Jordan Carver will be participating in a round table presentation and discussion at the 2014 Global South Asia Conference at NYU. The panel, “Who Builds Your Happiness” is organized by the GulfLabor Coalition and will take place

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WBYA? At the Global South Asia Conference

Mabel Wilson and Jordan Carver will be participating in a round table presentation and discussion at the 2014 Global South Asia Conference at NYU. The panel, “Who Builds Your Happiness” is organized by the GulfLabor Coalition and will take place

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WBYA? 2.0: Sustainability and Sustaining Human Life

WBYA 2.0, Who Builds Your Architecture? Part 2: Sustainability and Sustaining Human Life from Vera List Center on Vimeo. WBYA? 2.0 was held at the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at the New School on April 22, 2013.

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WBYA? 2.0: Sustainability and Sustaining Human Life

WBYA 2.0, Who Builds Your Architecture? Part 2: Sustainability and Sustaining Human Life from Vera List Center on Vimeo. WBYA? 2.0 was held at the Vera List Center for Art and Politics at the New School on April 22, 2013.

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Raphael Sperry: WBYA? 2.0 Video Response

WBYA? 2.0 took place on April 22, 2013 and featured a diverse group of architects, artists, educators and human rights activists. Raphael Sperry, President, Architects / Designers / Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR) was unable to attend in person, but has

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Raphael Sperry: WBYA? 2.0 Video Response

WBYA? 2.0 took place on April 22, 2013 and featured a diverse group of architects, artists, educators and human rights activists. Raphael Sperry, President, Architects / Designers / Planners for Social Responsibility (ADPSR) was unable to attend in person, but has

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Pedro Fiori Arantes: Notes from Brazilian Site

The contradiction between an architect’s drawing and construction sites that make it real is an important topic in Brazilian debates, at least since the construction of our capital, Brasília. That was the moment when the modern city’s production changed from

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Pedro Fiori Arantes: Notes from Brazilian Site

The contradiction between an architect’s drawing and construction sites that make it real is an important topic in Brazilian debates, at least since the construction of our capital, Brasília. That was the moment when the modern city’s production changed from

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New York Observer: Louvre, Guggenheim and NYU Accept Millions From Abu Dhabi but Remain Silent on Human Rights

Three of the Western world’s premier cultural institutions—New York University, the Guggenheim and the Louvre—are in various stages of setting up shop on Sa’adiyat (“Happiness”) Island in Abu Dhabi, forming what has been described as a “highbrow cultural theme park”

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New York Observer: Louvre, Guggenheim and NYU Accept Millions From Abu Dhabi but Remain Silent on Human Rights

Three of the Western world’s premier cultural institutions—New York University, the Guggenheim and the Louvre—are in various stages of setting up shop on Sa’adiyat (“Happiness”) Island in Abu Dhabi, forming what has been described as a “highbrow cultural theme park”

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