SUPPORT AR NOW

We have no underwriters, government grants or advertising income. Radio stations receive our programming free of charge. We have no T-shirts, coffee mugs or refrigerator magnets. We depend upon your donations, subscriptions, and program purchases to keep the lights on at AR.

Help AR spread its progressive message to larger audiences at a time when it's particularly needed! We have no underwriters, government grants or advertising income. Radio stations receive our programming free of charge. We depend solely on you, our listeners, to sustain us. You can mail us a check for any amount. Send your check to Alternative Radio, PO Box 551, Boulder, CO 80306. Or just give us a call at (800) 444-1977, Monday–Thursday 9–5pm.

DonateSubscribe

Nike, Reebok & the Global Sweatshop

Program #BENM001. Recorded in Madison, WI on November 20, 1996.

The sneakers and clothes you are wearing are probably made in the Third World. More and more U.S. manufacturers have closed their domestic plants and shifted their production overseas. Corporate managers claim these moves are necessitated by an increasingly competitive global business environment. How and under what conditions are these goods being made? Who does the work? Who profits?

Speaker(s):

Medea Benjamin

Medea Benjamin is a renowned peace activist and social justice advocate. She travels around the world and documents human rights violations. She's co-founder of Global Exchange and CODEPINK. She is the recipent of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace Prize from the Fellowship of Reconciliation. She is the author of many books including  Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control.

Customer Reviews

No reviews yet Write a review

Shopping Cart

Your cart is currently empty

(800) 444-1977
info@alternativeradio.org