Before the advent of workplace safety regulations, factories with poor working conditions were often economic springboards of prosperity in the developed world. This lesson is vitally important for activists who want to improve the lives of sweatshop workers in developing countries today.
|Other Independent Review articles by Benjamin W. Powell|
|Spring 2016||Dynamics of Intervention in the War on Drugs|
|Winter 2016||The U.S. Economy: The New Normal and an Unsustainable Future|
|Summer 2008||Globalization and Its Enemies|