Sugarcoated Servitude – Brazil’s Biofuel Revolution

They are »Super homens«, the hardworking sugarcane cutters who risks there life so that the West can drive on green gasoline.

Every morning a company bus picks up day laborers from the villages surrounding the Santa Cruz ethanol factory on the east side of Brazil. They’re handpicked by opportunists, aka gatos, who “hire” migrants in the town square around harvest time. Read the full story here.

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