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How activism forced Nike to change its ethical game

Many large corporations have built factories in developing countries such as China, where they can get away with paying workers little to nothing for long working hours and harsh working conditions. One company that came under fire for sweatshops was Nike, who moved their factories from the US to Taiwan, Vietnam, China and South Korea to bypass US working regulations. Campaigns spread word about Nike’s child labour and unethical practices, damaging their reputation and forcing them to repair…

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The photographs that shamed America: Harrowing images of child labourers that show children as young as three forced to do back-breaking work in fields, factories and mines

The late 19th – early 20th century industrial revolution in the U.S. was nasty and quite short for many very young working kids

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These Congolese men are holding hands of their dismembered children who couldn't gather enough wild rubber to enrich the King Leopold and his Belgium courtiers.

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German SS guards, exhausted from their forced labor clearing the bodies of the dead, are allowed a brief rest by British soldiers but are forced to take it by lying face down in one of the empty mass graves. Bergen-Belsen April 1945. Although the Germans know they won't be shot as they lie where they do, the experience should have been educational -- the feeling of lying face down in a ditch with guns pointed at you.

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