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Rare Victories for Garment Workers

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On December 13, 2021
I often talk about the horrors of the garment trade and how, despite the feelings of big time liberal Washington pundits, it is actually very bad that workers die making our clothing. So let’s also talk about the rare victory for garment workers. Of course, this victory is in the United States, which despite what […]
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Perhaps the most depressing global news over the last month has been the military coup in Myanmar. Now, the global love fest for Aung San Suu Kyi ended when liberals could stop idealizing her as Gandhi reborn and instead realized that she was totally cool with genocide of the Rohingya if it helped her political […]
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Your Hungry Apparel Workers

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On December 3, 2020
Look down at your shoes. Take a look at your shirt. Check out the tag. Where was it made? Then think about the workers who made it. Preferably after not eating for 16 hours. Because that’s their lives. The Workers Rights Consortium has a new report about hunger in the apparel supply chains that has […]
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On March 29, 1965, the U.S. Supreme Court rules for the defendant in the case of Textile Workers Union v. Darlington Manufacturing Company. In a 7-0 ruling the Court decided that a company could close a recently unionized factory, even if it was done to bust a union. An employer could not close part of […]
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