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North American nations, specifically the United States, is notorious for importingproducts and clothing, manufactured overseas in inhumane factories. This practiceoften goes unnoticed, and raises various ethical questions. Who should be heldresponsible for ensuring that clothes and products are ethically manufactured? Whilecompanies should greatly consider relying on factories in nations with fair wages andlabor codes, it seems that consumers bear the most responsibility in for ensuring thatclothes are ethically manufactured.To begin, consumers should pay attention to what they are purchasing, to ensurethat their clothing and products are ethically manufactured. In recent years, consumersseem to have stopped caring about where their clothes were manufactured, and whothey are harming overseas. In example, according to “How Your Addiction to FastFashion Kills” by Susan Scafidi, “Less than 10% of what we wear… was made in

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Term
Winter
Professor
Melodie Robelo
Tags
Ethics, Nicholas D Kristof

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