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Reader comment on item: Nike and 9/11

Submitted by Salwa (Australia), Mar 29, 2010 at 08:32

My main concern with this article is not the issue with the logo. Although it is a great success that lobbying groups were able to reach justice by demanding a recall of the degrading shoe. Nikes biggest controversy is their exploitation of workers ranging from the developing state of Indonesia to Vietnam. Workers who are taken advantage of due to their desperate situations are given a shocking 1/4 of 1% - barely enough to provide food. Nike explains its over seas maunfacturing as "community development." Workers are often underpaid, malnourished, and often physically and emotionally abused; but much of this abuse is hidden away from the public eye. Please help ban the exploitation of innocent children, teens and senior citizens by refusing to buy Nike products. This behaviour in inhuman and playing your part we can make a difference.


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