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mrbusdriversir : This is really modern slavery. Very sad indeed.

dmak2 : 11:30 That's not asbestos and one fibre does not kill. You inhale a number of asbestos fibres with every breath you take. I was a surveyor and analyst in the field for over 10 years. The material the camera focuses on is actually man made glass fibre, it's still hazardous but not as bad as asbestos.

Steve Buscemi : damn and I thought my $10s a hour was bad..

David Klausa : It's not "literally a minefield"; it's metaphorically a minefield.

J0Boa : And how does the west proposes to change their working conditions ? By shutting down the shipbreakers so that these poor people loose their only means of making money to survive. Great way to solve a problem

Jay Skrine : Step 1) Have 10 kids. Step 2) Blame capitalism.

guy reefer : And my girl friends bitching cos she got a paper cut at work, and she wont stop bitching at how her cubicle at work is tooo cold with air conditioning because the temperature standards for air conditioning in offices were set for men back in the 70s,, she finds this very sexist

PRR5406 : This is the economic fuel of third world nations.  The lousy wages are set by their employers, not by Americans and Europeans.  The shitty conditions are set by their employers.  The lack of safety equipment is set by the employers.  Old ships require scrapping and these people are willing to do the work.  Take away this work and these masses won't turn to medicine or working as engineers or other highly trained and skilled professions.   Without these jobs, these people starve.  If they had alternatives, such jobs would not be tolerated.

Kevin Burgess : The yard owner makes $10 million per ship, and he won't spring for shoes, masks & gloves? There is no Prison or Hell terrible enough for that kind of greed.

Saleenrulz : I would love to know what's going through their head at 11:32 where he's walking through there with a full body suit and gas mask, and they've been breathing that shit in for who knows how long.

1008chaz : everyone talks about how sad it is that people are getting paid so little, but who is going to give up there pay and life style to give these people more money. the man who interviews the injured workers had a gold watch on do you think he'd give that watch up to give some workers more money

SovietUnion100 : Welcome to capitalism. The system for barbarians.

Manny Boy : i lost interest when an aussie accent is telling the story.

Ed Churcher : not to be pedantic ... but was that really asbestos? even on the ships I worked on (built in the 50's) the only asbestos was exhaust lagging ... not to say that one over exaggeration ruins the credibility of the film, but get all your facts right  

Gooby pls : Why is the "First world" to blame instead of the fat Indian bastard at 13:05 who makes 5 million USD per ship by (ab)using the people?

1BEAVIS13 : Don't worry I'm sure trick down economics will kick in any day for them...

Tim Ford Falcon XF : Those poor people. i just want to give then at least foot where. and $3 a day. bullshit. They need more pay. :(

Alfred Stormpike : This is nothing compared to the danger I face every day from the bullies in my high school. But there will be time to pay. I'm pretty dark triad myself and just ordered a handmade Japanese katana. Say hello to my little friend.  -Dangerous Dave, moderator of

Shannon Lee : 15 years ago I had read the book called Breaking Ships by Roland Buerk. That book changed the way I look at these massive vessels. Even more it gave me a huge appreciation for America's safety standards. You cannot help but feel sympathy for these men.

pikiwiki : they should do a segment on coal mining in Kentucky and West Virginia in the twenties

dddankman : Some beautiful multicopter shots in here. Incredible work. Cheers!

Ben Warwick : 17 years old I would have thought a ship would last and be profitable for a bit longer

Bill Hartman : Interesting.  These guys go to work knowing damn well there is a slim chance they might possibly not be going home at the end of the day.  Their days pay...a mere $3.  All they care about is putting food on table and sending their kids to school in hopes of a better life for them. Here in the states, people want to get paid $15/hr to flip a McBurger, sink some McNuggets and fries and at the same time, get your order wrong about 90% of the time.  The biggest problem here in the states is people think they deserve everything when nobody deserves nothing.  All people want to do is sit around and bitch, complain and cry about everything yet nobody will lift their lazy ass up and go out and earn/work for the things they think they automatically deserve. Hard work does pay off.  You just have to want it.  If you have no passion, then you will never get anywhere.  Forget about the American dream.  Set your own dream.

Danielle Starwater : humans are all connected, this affects everyone. Heartbreaking 

thegoosebrain : The guy who owns this company is the wealthiest man in India.

HateGovernment : Stupid people get stupid jobs. Darwin at work.

RightHandPossession : "We should all be ashamed" lolzzz idiot liberals are just pathetic.

AIIUserNamesInvalid : 84 hours a week.. the fuck.

kenny baird : A death trap for 47 cents a day.

JCBAirmaster73 : Look at this and think on,when you think you are having a bad day at work-give these poor cunts a thought.Risking death every day,looking forward to assured ill health and to be old before their time,working in filth and danger for pennies,taking risks no one who did not absolutely have to would,to get by.Killing themselves to keep themselves.These arseholes who employ these guys ought to be made to toe the line and look after them better,no more than semi legalised murder in industry.

Jamjar107 : Whaaat!!!!!!!! One man dies every two weeks! hell, thats terrible!

shades2 : They don't come to die, they come to be re-born...

thesundaysfan : I love how the shipyard director talks about how every industry has risks as though he's experiencing any while sitting on his capitalist ass and talking on his cellphone.

Alex M : 8:27 DAMN

joher jariwala : This is the economic fuel of third world nations.  The lousy wages are set by their employers, not by Americans and Europeans.  The shitty conditions are set by their employers.  The lack of safety equipment is set by the employers.  Old ships require scrapping and these people are willing to do the work.  Take away this work and these masses won't turn to medicine or working as engineers or other highly trained and skilled professions.   Without these jobs, these people starve.  If they had alternatives, such jobs would not be tolerated.

Daryl Moore :!data=!1m4!1m3!1d28306!2d91.7083455!3d22.4635573!2m1!1e3&fid=7   scroll south. It's mind-boggling.

Geliefde Liefde : I hear a lot of whining and not enough ship wrecking! :D


Steven Hardy : It was absolutely this way in the USA at one time during the beginning of the industrial revolution. The railroad industry,the coal industry,,the steel industry ,the oil industry and others were extremely dangerous. What happened ? The workers revolted and even did battle with Pinkerton guards...unions were formed ,much violence then finally the government intervened and stopped kissing ass of the industrialists. I just don't thinks schools teach this kind of history in schools any longer.

SecondLifeDesigner : Let's do some math. I am going to over estimate the numbers involved except for the cost of the ships 5 million and how much the shipyard gets for them 10 million.  31 days to strip a ship.  1000 workers all getting 50 cents per hour for 12 hours a day. That's $186,000 dollars labor cost.  Figure 10 times that for equipment and supplies $1,860,000 so total cost $2,046,000.  $10 million minus $5 million for ship minus $2,046,00.  Total profit for shipyard owner $2,954,000 thousand per ship. Now I counted 6 ships in the yard and I didn't see 1,000 workers on each ship so the profits are probably much much higher.  What this proves is human beings are basically good.  Why do I say that?  Because if the workers where not good men they find the shipyard owner and the owner wouldn't be alive. The shipyard owners are not good people.  They are despicable scumbags.  Just another example of how the rich and powerful abuse and exploit the poor and the helpless. 

The Jesus : the guy giving them the talk at 10:15...wearing a nice gold watch...I'm sure that helped

The internet stole my soul but it gave me Overwatch : If they have all these boats why don't they just set sail tp some place nicer? 😂

408Magenta : Reincarnation would be a real bitch for me right now.

Jim Mackay : Two words, birth control

Cosmo : Everyone in this video is probably dead.

TheDoorknob1 : and I complain about my desk chair at my $200k/year position.

RGB Red Green Blue : Lot of Bangladeshis are jobless ,homeless ,food ship breaking is a good job,,,provide hope of food and home and modest life for all family member .Please don't destroy our national business, if you are a kind human being.

shohel kazi : Nobody is forcing them to do those works. we have163 million people in Bangladesh and we need jobs.some people want to see averting go wrong for you because nothing is going right for them.without this they'd have Nothing . Love you Bangladesh and god bless you Bangladesh.

D Gunny : you'll never have a better life if you'll work for $3 a day. The company paying these guys are making huge profits .