Human cost of cheap leather shoes.

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Human cost of cheap leather shoes.

Post by Indrajala » Sun Jul 03, 2011 10:20 pm

Setting aside the fact that immeasurable numbers of cows are killed to produce leather, there is also a human cost.

This is really sick. Bangladesh lets their workers treat leather with a well known carcinogenic chemical. They produce the leather for the big name brands of the world.

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The injustice being committed against humanity, animals and the environment is simply unspeakable.
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Re: Human cost of cheap leather shoes.

Post by Malcolm » Sun Jul 03, 2011 10:51 pm

Samsara.

Huseng wrote:Setting aside the fact that immeasurable numbers of cows are killed to produce leather, there is also a human cost.

This is really sick. Bangladesh lets their workers treat leather with a well known carcinogenic chemical. They produce the leather for the big name brands of the world.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XcIGcuWwYg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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The injustice being committed against humanity, animals and the environment is simply unspeakable.
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Post by Indrajala » Sun Jul 03, 2011 10:57 pm

Samsara is getting worse and worse. We're on a downward spiral.

I'm working on bailing out of samsara. The flaming wreck doesn't have many positive prospects to it.

Namdrol wrote:Samsara.

Huseng wrote:Setting aside the fact that immeasurable numbers of cows are killed to produce leather, there is also a human cost.

This is really sick. Bangladesh lets their workers treat leather with a well known carcinogenic chemical. They produce the leather for the big name brands of the world.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XcIGcuWwYg" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

phpBB [video]


The injustice being committed against humanity, animals and the environment is simply unspeakable.
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Re: Human cost of cheap leather shoes.

Post by Malcolm » Sun Jul 03, 2011 11:05 pm

Huseng wrote:Samsara is getting worse and worse. We're on a downward spiral.

I'm working on bailing out of samsara. The flaming wreck doesn't have many positive prospects to it.
Samsara never gets worse, we just get more sensitive.

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Re: Human cost of cheap leather shoes.

Post by mudra » Mon Jul 04, 2011 7:24 am

cycles - the age of degeneracy..

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Re: Human cost of cheap leather shoes.

Post by KwanSeum » Mon Jul 04, 2011 11:26 am

Huseng wrote:The injustice being committed against humanity, animals and the environment is simply unspeakable.
As you say, "unspeakable" - words escape me!

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