One of my friends suggested the the couple in my past post were just ignorant, which is a valid reaction.  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 ignorance  being wilfully negligent  celebrating sweatshop culture?

Here is a brilliant video by Annie Leonard explaining the implications of cheap stuff.

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One Response to Ignorance?

  1. wow!This should be be mandartory viewing for everyone. It really captures and clarifies an absoloutly disgraceful side of what our socioty had become.

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