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Our Allies in Global Trade

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On October 4, 2016
Sure the Department of Labor has placed the Vietnamese textile industry on its list of those industries using child and forced labor. But why let that stop us from implementing the Trans Pacific Partnership! Meanwhile, the U.S. will do absolutely nothing to actually stop this from happening. And let’s be clear–it very well could. The […]
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Supply Chains in Burma

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On August 27, 2016
H&M can say that it’s outraged by finding out its clothes are made by 14 year olds in Burma all it wants to. But when H&M decides to contract out with clothing manufacturers in Burma, it’s doing so knowing damn well that there is basically no labor oversight in that country and that children are […]
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L.A.’s Sweatshops

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On April 11, 2016
In Out of Sight, I discuss how consumers need to understand how their clothes are made and the tremendous costs of not knowing that information. Of course, much of this is because clothing production has been outsourced to the Bangladesh, China, Sri Lanka, El Salvador, etc. But as I point out in the food chapter, […]
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