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  •  An interesting experiment the next time (1+ / 0-)
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    you're folding laundry is to make a tally of countries where your clothes are manufactured.  It really brings the point home.

    This is also a great social studies assignment for middle and high schoolers.  Write down the names of 5-10 countries where your clothes were made, place them on a map, and compare their per capita income/birth and death rates/education rates etc. to the United States.  Frankly, you could base an entire college course on this question.

    "And now we know that government by organized money is just as dangerous as government by organized mob." -- FDR

    by Mogolori on Thu May 02, 2013 at 04:06:43 PM PDT

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