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Cheap clothes shouldn't cost lives

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Americans can’t resist a bargain, and when it comes to clothing there aren’t many bargains that can compare with the ones from Bangladesh. That’s no surprise given how Bangladeshi garment workers are paid as little as $37 per month and how the factories they work in are so poorly constructed and maintained. The situation should change for the better as a result of a landmark agreement Monday between the Bangladeshi government and a couple of ...

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