WHAT BUYING CHEAP PLASTIC CRAP GETS YOU…

The good news is that Wal-Mart, through it's British subsidiary Asad, is investigating near-slavery levels of employee abuse in Bangladesh. The bad news is that Wal-Mart through its the focus on prices creates the precise situation that it is investigating. From the Melbourne, Australia Herald Sun: The Guardian quoted a factory owner in Bangladesh, who supplies only the United States and Germany, as saying that buyers left him with no choice but to keep wages low: "Buyers who come to Bangladesh tell us, 'We are businessmen, we want to make money. If we see cheaper prices in China, we will go there'." And don't we all just want to have everything in the World made in China? Jeff Hess: Have Coffee Will Write.

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  1. […] WHAT BUYING CHEAP PLASTIC CRAP GETS YOU… The good news is that Wal-Mart, through it’s British subsidiary Asad, is investigating near-slavery levels of employee abuse in Bangladesh. The bad news is that Wal-Mart through its the focus on prices creates the precise situation that it is investigating. Keep reading… […]

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