Groceries on the Computer, and Immigrants in the Cold

Dec 22, 2007 Full story: www.nytimes.com

For New Yorkers who crave onion-rosemary marmalade with their crostini, loathe the narrow aisles of the nearest supermarket or simply have no time to shop, Fresh Direct has been like a high-tech fantasy come ...

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“God Bless America”

Since: Jul 07

RoboVille, USA

#1 Dec 22, 2007
You know times are changing in the world of Illegal Immigration when the NEW YORK TIMES prints this in an article about Illegal Aliens.

"that Fresh Direct’s great successes — Internet efficiency, competitive prices, an array of locally grown produce and a loyal, well-heeled customer base — were built on a low-wage, transient work force that was anchored by illegal immigrants."
ASBESTOS

Rockwall, TX

#2 Dec 22, 2007
That is telling. The "business model" of slavery is now well know and not even hidden. Where is the Times "indepth" investigation?

Since: Apr 07

Columbus, OH

#3 Dec 22, 2007
Fresh Direct is known for that.
No news here.
Jrdn

New Almaden, CA

#4 Dec 22, 2007
Illegal aliens are using Unions to protect them while simultaneously busting up the very same unions they expect protection from. Talk about biting the hands that feed them. No Union should ever represent an illegal alien.
lisa

Springfield, NJ

#5 Feb 10, 2008
RoboTech wrote:
You know times are changing in the world of Illegal Immigration when the NEW YORK TIMES prints this in an article about Illegal Aliens.
"that Fresh Direct’s great successes — Internet efficiency, competitive prices, an array of locally grown produce and a loyal, well-heeled customer base — were built on a low-wage, transient work force that was anchored by illegal immigrants."
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