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Sun Aug 19, 2012, 01:22 PM

Fashion by Famine: Clothing manufacturers exploit the poor



Bangladesh is one of the places where international clothing manufacturers go for low labor costs. Workers in the factories of these international corporations suffer from poverty level wages, and inhumane working conditions - including a lack of safety regulations.

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Reply Fashion by Famine: Clothing manufacturers exploit the poor (Original post)
LongTomH Aug 2012 OP
Dustlawyer Aug 2012 #1
ProfessionalLeftist Aug 2012 #2
Overseas Aug 2012 #4
Overseas Aug 2012 #3
PDJane Aug 2012 #5

Response to LongTomH (Original post)

Sun Aug 19, 2012, 02:24 PM

1. Might as well call them "District 12" and America is the "Capitol" if you know anything about the

Hunger Games.

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Response to LongTomH (Original post)

Sun Aug 19, 2012, 03:47 PM

2. Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Revisited - Bangladeshi Style n/t

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Response to ProfessionalLeftist (Reply #2)

Sun Aug 19, 2012, 06:50 PM

4. Eerily similar. I agree.

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Response to LongTomH (Original post)

Sun Aug 19, 2012, 06:49 PM

3. But we were told free trade would lift foreign working conditions and protect their workers.

Instead, when one country's workers demand raises or better working conditions, the manufacturers move elsewhere.

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Response to Overseas (Reply #3)

Sun Aug 19, 2012, 09:05 PM

5. Free trade would. Outsourcing won't.

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