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Pandemic or not, the global apparel industry is going to make sure that it is the workers making our clothing that is going to suffer the most. For nearly a year, A-ya spent up to 10 hours a day at Trax Apparel in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, where she stitched sportswear for brands […]
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Life in the Sweatshops

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On September 28, 2017
This is a good look at the utter brutality of Indian sweatshops. “We have no expectations from the city. Not even sunshine. Breathe, sleep, f*ck, work, shit, whatever you do, do it here with no light. Absence of sun makes you depressed.” A migrant worker told me this in 2015 when I had gone to […]
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I’ve said previously that the attention to the sweatshops where Ivanka-brand clothing is produced is valuable because it’s finally bringing attention again to the horrible conditions in which most of the products Americans buy are made. But this very deep dive and wonderful piece of journalism demonstrates that if anything, the Ivanka brand is even […]
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