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Questions to Ask Clothing Brands

Expand Bangladeshi garment workers join a rally during a Labor Day protest in Dhaka, Bangladesh on May 01, 2019. © 2019 Kazi Salahuddin/Sipa USA via AP Last year, I huffed my way up a steep, narrow flight of stairs to meet a man who owned a small garment workshop in western India. The workshop — with about 20 male workers sewing — was hot and stuffy in the punishing Indian summer. But it looked like it was snowing. The workers and tables were covered in fine cotton fiber-dust, which causes or exacerbates respiratory diseases, and they weren’t wearing masks. The buzzing of sewing machines was…

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