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“Those are precisely the jobs that were the steppingstone for Singapore and Hong Kong, and are the jobs that have to come to Africa [and the rest of the Third World] to get them out of their backbreaking rural poverty.” - Jeffrey Sachs (1997) via BuzzFeed

Paul Krugman and Nicholas Kristof are also featured in this article defending ‘sweatshops’.

Our very own Prof. Ben Powell lays out the case for letting workers get by - even if the transition from slums to cities doesn’t look so great to us - in our video The Unbelievable Truth about Sweatshops.
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“Those are precisely the jobs that were the steppingstone for Singapore and Hong Kong, and are the jobs that have to come to Africa [and the rest of the Third World] to get them out of their backbreaking rural poverty.” - Jeffrey Sachs (1997) via BuzzFeed

Paul Krugman and Nicholas Kristof are also featured in this article defending ‘sweatshops’.

Our very own Prof. Ben Powell lays out the case for letting workers get by - even if the transition from slums to cities doesn’t look so great to us - in our video The Unbelievable Truth about Sweatshops.
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