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Boohoo paying its factory workers below the minimum wage in Pakistan

Date: January 7, 2021 | Categories: Global Injustice, Hunger / Poverty / Inequality,

The fast fashion industry has a penance for utilizing cheap labor from countries located in the Global South. Most recently, Boohoo has been caught paying its workers in Pakistan as little to 29 pence per hour.  In Faisalabad, Pakistan, workers at two factories claimed they were being paid around 10,000 PKR  (~$50) a month, which is below the Pakistani minimum …

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COVID-19 and the Wealth Gap

Date: December 4, 2020 | Categories: Hunger / Poverty / Inequality,

The COVID-19 Pandemic, which spread rapidly across the country earlier this year, has disenfranchised millions of people in the United States. The is the obvious health cost of the pandemic was imminent and expected, but with it came the economical consequence. Millions of Americans lost their jobs and were unable to pay their bills or put food on the table. …

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The Inequality of COVID 19

Date: August 31, 2020 | Categories: Hunger / Poverty / Inequality,

By December of 2019, the novel coronavirus had spread throughout China and was on its way to unveiling one of the biggest global crises in recent history. The Coronavirus spread to Europe and North America through airplane passengers and the health care systems of some of the wealthiest countries in the world were overwhelmed. Countries without these expansive resources were …