Talking points in this article:
” Homeless recruited for Fukushima at minimum wages
* Labor brokers skim their pay; charge for food, shelter
* Some say better homeless than going into debt by working
* Little oversight on companies getting clean-up contracts
* Gangsters run Fukushima labour brokers; arrests made ”
BCC World Service interviewed Mari Saito, the lead author of the above article, in a short PODCAST that provides an informative overview of the recruitment of Japanese homeless men for decontamination work.