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Bangladesh tragedy reveals the realities of capitalism

 

 

While we cower and agree to give up more of our hard-earned rights as citizens, the real bogey man the real terror of our lives gets little notice, and that is the system of economic exploitation called capitalism. I realize for a lot of folks living in the U.S. this is no real concern because they live off the cream of this exploitation. But to those who are victimized by its demands for low wages and little protection it’s a different story, especially in the Third World. The death toll as the result of a garment factory collapse in Savar, Bangladesh has reached 800 — that’s right, 800. And the story gets worse. Continue Reading →

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