Garment workers in Bangladesh want just $100 per month and safer working conditions. Walmart would rather let workers die and factories burn.
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Walmart and Gap vowed to “self-regulate”… no legal barriers to keep them from abandoning promises and business as usual… to the detriment of workers.
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A factory which had previously caught fire in Bangladesh now has collapsed, killing even more workers who make clothes for major brands sold at retail giants such as Walmart.
Bangladesh factory representatives asked Walmart, Sears, the Gap, and other retailers to chip in for fire protection. Guess who said no? Now, over 100 workers are dead.
Many of our capitalists yearn for unfettered capitalism. Countries like Bangladesh give them the closest realization of laissez faire capitalism.
My guess is Bangladeshi workers would also like to ‘save money and live better.’ Instead, 124 of them died while working hard to create products Americans are buying for those ‘low, low prices.’