One of my friends suggested the the couple in my past post were just ignorant, which is a valid reaction. Â I have definitely been swept away in the excitement of buying cheap socks or earphones, and would prefer to think I was uninformed rather than a bad person. Yet, everyone knows about sweatshops, and it isn’t rocket surgery to connect the concept of sweatshop with a $4 T-shirt, so why are we as a society
claiming ignoranceÂ Â being wilfully negligentÂ celebrating sweatshop culture?
Here is a brilliant video by Annie Leonard explaining the implications of cheap stuff.