October is Fair Trade Month

As published by iReport

Not that many people care, but did you know we have a deficit right now?  Did you know this deficit is caused because of unfair trade?

Did you also know that many of these corporations you worship are leaving the United States not to save tax money, but so they can basically rape and pillage 3rd world nations all in the name of profits?

Food for thought

Nike: Nike is one of the largest, most popular, and most profitable shoe and clothing companies in the world. But the reality for many workers overseas making Nike shoes and clothing is far less rosy. Workers are paid wages insufficient to meet their basic needs, are not allowed to organize independent unions, and often face health and safety hazards.

Disney: Factory staff making some of Walt Disney’s most popular Christmas toys are working up to 18 hours a day for as little as 16p an hour, an investigation has found.

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