Author: David Cay Johnston

David Cay Johnston is the Editor-in-Chief of DCReport. He is an investigative journalist and author, a specialist in economics and tax issues, and winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Beat Reporting.

Millions of Enslaved Children Work and Die Bringing Coffee, Chocolate and Other Goods to Your Home Child Labor Day is June 12, designed to draw attention to the more than 200 million children forced to work. Many toil on cocoa plantations, sew soccer balls at home and make in sweatshops the expensive sports shoes worn by children and their parents. Don’t expect anything from the Trump White House, which is focused instead on its latest racist dog whistle, taking its cue from Ronald Reagan’s launch of his 1980 campaign for president. Congress considers contraband chocolate bars, coffee, soccer balls…

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