James Pogue

James Pogue lives in Los Angeles.

Short Cuts: Cheap and Dangerous

James Pogue, 4 July 2013

A few years ago the garment factories in Bangladesh were mostly small and concentrated in Dhaka itself, where they fought each other for small contracts from obscure European discounters. But then gangsters, small businessmen and politicians – or some combination of the three – discovered that it took very little capital to start a factory, and that women and children from the...

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