Corporate Responsibility

Body and Soul is asking how DynCorp can get lucrative government contracts after employees – on government contract – have been caught at things like running a sex slave trafficking ring (buying and selling girls as young as 12), screwing up and helping shoot down a plane full of Baptist missionaries, narcotics trafficking and killing peasants by spraying them with toxic chemicals.

“I know I don’t have much of a head for business, but I grew up believing that prostitution, drug dealing and reckless disregard for the lives of others were the kinds of things that got you into a whole lot of trouble.

When did that change? “

Maybe this will help answer the question.

“The Bush administration Friday ordered the suspension of a Clinton rule that would have significantly strengthened the government’s ability to deny contracts to companies that have violated workplace safety, environmental and other federal laws.”

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