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Was My Hat Made in a Factory Like Rana Plaza? [Via The Nation]

In the wake of the Rana Plaza disaster—the garment factory in Bangladesh that collapsed in late April, leaving 1,000 dead, as of today—consumers are left with some troubling questions: Can we trust any item of clothing that’s made in Bangladesh… or anywhere else, for that matter? Are all garment factories “bad”? Is there any real …

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The Good Closet

Years ago, I had a Tumblr blog called The Good Closet. I’m finally resurrecting here, dedicating this space to how to reconnect with what you wear and get dressed more ethically and sustainably on a budget you can afford. 🙂

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Elizabeth Cline on Jansing & Co.
Garment Workers In The News Labor Rights

Elizabeth Cline Discusses the Rana Plaza Factory Collapse on MSNBC Jansing & Co.

Nearly three weeks after the Rana Plaza garment factory building collapse in Bangladesh, police have called off the search for bodies. The death toll from the worst accident in the industry’s history is 1,127. Under intense pressure to respond to the tragedy, Bangladesh’s government agreed Monday to allow garment workers to unionize without permission from …

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