Author Nicholas Johnson chronicles the idiocy of office life in Antartica.
A recent '' Frontline " documentary on civilian contractors working for the United States in Iraq focused on the 20,000 private security forces there, almost to the exclusion of 100,000 or so spud-peelers, latrine-diggers, and bottle-washers who are currently toiling away. So what's it like to indirectly serve your country by working a lousy job in, er, a hostile environment? ... (Full article: 543 words)
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