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Labor Activists Target H&M in Times Square Over Safety of Bangladesh Factories [Via Democracy Now]

Elizabeth joined labor activists around the world, from 40 different countries, in targeting clothing retailer H&M over the safety of its supplier factories in Bangladesh. As H&M shareholders met in Sweden, organizers rallied in front of the Times Square H&M store to demand safe conditions. Elizabeth told Democracy Now: “I’m out here today to demand …

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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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Elizabeth Cline on NPR’s Fresh Air: Is Bangladesh Tragedy a Final Straw?

On April 24, 2013, a garment factory that manufactures products for international clothing companies collapsed outside of Dhaka, Bangladesh, killing more than 1,200 people and injuring thousands more. It was the worst industrial tragedy of the 21st century and the deadliest in fashion’s history. Overdressed author Elizabeth Cline was invited on NPR’s Fresh Air With …

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