Sweatshops are factories where workers are subject to extreme exploitation. They are a product of the "free trade" economy, and are prolific in the global South.
Fair Trade is a labeling system indicating that producers were paid a living wage, trat products were made in a sustainable and environmentally-safe way, and often that producers were organized in democratic collectives. Find out more about Fair Trade, including where to find Fair Trade products in Cleveland.
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“what's called "globalization," a term of propaganda used conventionally to refer to a certain particular form of international integration that is (not surprisingly) beneficial to its designers: Multinational corporations and the powerful states to which they are closely linked.”