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Sweatshop scandals and the global labour arbitrage

Originally published: Youtube Mexie Channel by Mexie (September 15, 2017)

Sources:

John Bellamy Foster and Robert McChesney (2012) The Endless Crisis

David Harvey (2005) A Brief History of Neoliberalism

Martin Hart-Landsberg (2011) “The Chinese Reform Experience,” The Review of Radical Political Economics 43(1)

Minqi Li (2011) “The Rise of the Working Class and the Future of the Chinese Revolution,” Monthly Review 63(2)

Vikas Bajaj (2010) “Bangladesh, with Low Pay, Moves In on China,” New York Times, July 16 2010

Walter LaFeber (2002) Michael Jordan and the New Global Capitalism

Richard Barnet and John Cavanagh (1994) Global Dreams: Imperial Corporations and the New World Order

“Nike’s New Game Plan for Sweatshops,” Bloomberg Businessweek, September 20, 2004

Chinese factories turn to Bangladesh as labour costs rise: http://www.bbc.com/news/business-1939…

I got hired at a Bangladesh sweatshop. Meet my 9-year-old boss: https://www.thestar.com/news/world/cl…

Rana Plaza Collapse Documentary: The Deadly Cost of Fashion | Op-Docs | The New York Times: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Fkhz…

Made in Bangladesh – the fifth estate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=onD5U…

Inside Look At Apple’s Chinese Sweatshops! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unrZw…

Nike Sweatshops: Behind the Swoosh: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5uYC…

APPLE EXPOSED: The TRUTH About ISlave’s At FOXCONN Factory: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8GQN…

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