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Posted: November 27, 2012 at 5:10 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “These international, Western brands have a lot of responsibility for these fire issues.” Kalpona Akter, the executive director of the Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity, who said she found clothing labels for a variety of global retailers in the ruins of a deadly factory fire in the country Article, this page

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