Since this blog has decided to interview Yglesias, I wonder what's going on in Bangladesh these days. If you remember back to 2013, Yglesias decided to respond to my call.
ATTENTION EDITORS - REUTERS PICTURE HIGHLIGHT TRANSMITTED BY 0925 GMT ON APRIL 24, 2013 DHA007 People rescue a garment worker who was trapped under the rubble of the collapsed Rana.
It has been 8 years since 1,129 workers died making your clothing at the Rana Plaza factory in Savar, Bangladesh. Americans never did one damn thing about it. Nothing at.
Over half a decade has passed since the Rana Plaza sweatshop collapsed and 1,138 workers were killed making your clothes. Since you haven't done anything about it, your politicians haven't.
I want to take you back, perhaps in the Wayback Machine, to the lost age of 2013. If we can open the creaky vaults of our memories, we might recall.
I have written over and over and over again about the need to be aware of who is making your clothing and being an active participant in their fight for.
Bangladeshi Workers Sure Are Thankful That Our Beneficent Corporations Are Providing Them Great Jobs!
Why it's almost like we should ask Bangladeshi workers what they want and fight to help them rather than talk about all the great benefits western companies bring to Bangladesh.
Yet another way to celebrate American awesomeness today before you blow off your fingers and, even worse, put ketchup on your hot dogs, is to remember how we rely on.