According to the staff at Common Dreams, Bangladeshi garment factory workers, (over 100 of whom died in a fire this weekend),  produce clothes for places like Wal-Mart.

Always low prices, you bet.

 

6 Responses to Always Low Prices

  1. John Casper says:

    Important story, thanks for covering. Perhaps this can be a wake-up call just like the 1911 Triangle Waist Factory Fire in NYC. http://www.ilr.cornell.edu/trianglefire/

  2. Patrick McLafferty says:

    always low self esteem for their employees… (Get ’em down and hold ’em down) !!!

  3. nonquixote says:

    It is my understanding that Wal-Mart employees are presently routinely locked down in their stores. The same clothing goes to JC Penny and Kohls and I’m looking for that link.

    Who could have expected anything like this factory fire to have happened? /s

    http://www.dailykos.com/story/2012/10/10/1141724/-Walmart-fuels-inequality-epidemic-taking-advantage-of-our-safety-net#

    And for all you good Broncobama lovers, remember not to hold your breath waiting for the Holder Justice Department to slap anybody’s corporate wrists into cuffs:

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peter-dreier/walmarts-legal-bribery_b_1616412.html

    http://www.mainjustice.com/justanticorruption/2012/08/14/wal-marts-compliance-lapses-may-extend-beyond-foreign-bribery-lawmakers-say/

    WalMart Always low wages.

  4. nonquixote says:

    Mods, sorry about mis-typing my email in the 11:03 comment.

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