Decent, fair-minded persons like us benefit by demanding cheap goods and produce, which simultaneously drives jobs overseas where no labor regulations exist, and near-slave labor conditions are prevalent, Kim says.
This is a repost of my latest column for Ethicsdaily.com.
Editor’s Note: The following is an excerpt from Grace Ji-Sun Kim’s book “Colonialism, Han and the Transformative Spirit.”
We live in a global economy where we affect people in poor lands as directly as we affect the poor within our own country, and we are unaware of our culpability. Continue reading