Where was your shirt made? How was your shirt made?

There is an article in the New York Times  this past Sunday about the human toll and the environmental toll of the international garment industry in Savar, Bangladesh. That’s the location where the Rana Plaza factory collapsed and killed at least 1,129 workers and injured over 2000 others, many permanently. Today will mark the fifth anniversary of that horrible tragedy. Sewing garments is inherently difficult
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American Apparel Apparently in Danger of Being Corporatized

This Jezebel article details worker unrest and changes at American Apparel in the wake of CEO and founder Dov Charney being ousted from the company. Certainly you don’t want to see anyone lose their jobs, that is a reality that too many Americans have already experienced all around them. However, the question can also be,  who loses their job in tough times? Some change at
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