CONSCIOUS CONSUMERISM

2015-09-03 18:23:17

POINT OF VIEW FOR AZIZAH MAGAZINE

A recent New York Times article on worker abuses at an iPad factory in China garnered a lot of attention, not so much because of what it revealed about the state of workers’ rights as because it revealed a seamy secret about Apple and the production of iPads and iPhones. Similar conditions exist throughout the Third World without a word being said in our media.  In the article...

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2014-09-12 10:57:27

CHANGE YOUR CLOTHES

Most people are now familiar with the April 24th, 2013 Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh. This time, the consequences of greed and hubris were just too shocking to escape notice in the international press- more than 1,100 people, mostly poor, rural women, killed in one horrendous collapse. However, the unpalatable fact is 

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