The lives of the poor mean nothing to the callous rich.
Bangladesh may or may not need tougher workplace safety rules, but it's entirely appropriate for Bangladesh to have different—and, indeed, lower—workplace safety standards than the United States. Matthew Yglesias
[...S]hould we lean on US and European corporations to impose our safety standards on Bangladesh? Or any safety standards? I don't think that answer is obvious, even if we concede that the Bangladeshi government is inadequately responsive. Megan McArdle
Photograph of Bangladeshi factory workers from Hullabaloo.