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200,000 Bangladeshi Workers Protest Slave Wages, Factories Burn (VIDEO)

Garment workers in Bangladesh want just $100 per month and safer working conditions. Walmart would rather let workers die and factories burn.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Walmart and Gap vowed to “self-regulate”... with no legal barriers keeping them from abandoning their promises and continuing business as usual… to the endangerment of the factory workers. Image by Taslima Akhter  @ USAToday

Bangladeshi Workers Receive Solace In New Safety Regulations, Major U.S. Corporations Shun Deal

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.

by Chris Lazare· · News
Pope Francis Says That Only Looking At How To Make A Profit Goes Against God, Chastises ‘Slave Labor’

Pope Francis Says That Only Looking At How To Make A Profit Goes Against God, Chastises ‘Slave Labor’

Pope Francis took time during his May Day homily to pray for the victims and their families as well as condemn the labor practices that took their lives.

by Sarah· · News
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A Factory Responsible For Clothes For Walmart Collapses In Bangladesh, 225+ Dead (VIDEO)

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.

by Leslie Salzillo· · News
Walmart Declined Fire Protection For Bangladesh Factory, Over 100 Workers Killed

Walmart Declined Fire Protection For Bangladesh Factory, Over 100 Workers Killed

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.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Bangladeshi Workers Wanted Those Jobs Says Fox News

Bangladeshi Workers Wanted Those Jobs Says Fox News

Many of our capitalists yearn for unfettered capitalism. Countries like Bangladesh give them the closest realization of laissez faire capitalism.

by The Liberal· · News
Dhaka factory in flames @  IndiaToday.in

Workers Die In Bangladesh Factory While Making Clothes For Walmart And Others

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.’

by Lorraine Devon Wilke· · News