Meet the Old Sweatshops: Same as the New
By Benjamin W. Powell
This article appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of The Independent Review


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.

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