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Bangladesh factory fire exposes truth of how our clothes are made

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The fire that killed more than 100 workers at the clothing factory in Bangladesh was an act of industrial homicide, which must not be tolerated. This was the most recent of several such crimes, leading to the deaths of another 500 people, mostly young women. These fires are a consequence of a production system that places the profits of multinational clothing manufacturers and their contractors above the lives of people. The Bangladesh factory was selling ...


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