SEEKING A WAY FORWARD ... since it has happened here
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Who sews your t-shirt?
This week I took advantage of pre-Christmas sales to pick up a couple of cheap "travel t-shirts" -- the mostly polyester kind that squash well, wash well and keep their shape unto death, no matter what I do to them.
The particular items are imports from Vietnam, but they could easily have come from Bangaldesh or Columbia. This video shares a little about the lives of women who make such things.
"I imagine the people who are going to use the T-shirt are people are from the United States. Gringos. Fat people. Because the shirts that we make are immense.