Monthly Archives: September 2013

A glittering industrial park in Haiti falls short

http://america.aljazeera.com/articles/2013/9/10/a-glittering-industrialparkfallsshortinhaiti.htm by Jonathan M. Katz @KatzOnEarth September 10, 2013  6:00AM ET A cornerstone of post-earthquake ‘reconstruction€™’, the Caracol park is not living up to its backers’ lofty promises

Posted in Caracol, Ecology, English, Garment

Who Really Benefits From Sweatshops?

Who Really Benefits From Sweatshops? by David L. Wilson Consumers are ultimately the ones responsible for dangerous conditions in garment assembly plants in the Global South, Hong Kong-based business executive Bruce Rockowitz told the New York Times recently.  The problem is that improved safety … Continue reading

Posted in English, History/Analysis