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"Room for Debate: The Human Cost of Cheap Clothing"

Author: New York Times, Published on: 12 December 2012

The New York Times invited eight experts...to comment on "The Human Cost of Cheap Clothing" and issues of workplace safety in global supply chains...[following]...factory fires in Pakistan and Bangladesh [that] killed more than 400 people. [Contributions by:] David Schilling, Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility; Jagdish Bhagwati, Professor of Economics, Columbia University; Kellie A. McElhaney, Haas School of Business at Univ. of California, Berkeley; Auret van Heerden, Fair Labor Association; Scott Nova, Worker Rights Consortium, and Liana Foxvog, SweatFree Communities; Debby Chan, Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour (SACOM); Daniel Ikenson, Cato Institute; Khalid Nadvi, Institute for Development Policy & Management, Univ. of Manchester. [Contributions refer to Tazreen Fashions (part of Tuba Group), Wal-Mart, Gap, Apple, Nike.]

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