Getting Tough On Sweatshops

Out of sight, out of mind? Not in the clothing industry. Once, Americans had little idea where imported shirts, shoes, and dresses came from. But better communication means that garment shops in Indonesia or Honduras are now on the other side of the TV screen rather than the other side of the world. Companies such as Nike are under attack for tolerating deplorable working conditions and low wages in their own overseas factories and those of their suppliers.

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