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Slow progress for Bangladeshi garment workers as anniversary looms

As the first anniversary of the tragic Rana factory collapse in Bangladesh approaches, what are Australian companies doing to make their Bangladeshi factories safer? Alys Francis finds out.

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Running shoes leave bloody footprints: inside Asia’s garment trade

Think Bangladesh is the only country with unsafe labour practices? Garment workers are not safe in so-called “clean” south-east Asian countries either, writes Australian Phnom Penh Post journalist Shane Worrell.

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In an unstable region, Bangladesh can’t be ignored

The tragic factory fire in Bangladesh has at least thrown light on a country largely ignored by Australia. In an unstable region, its business and political operations need attention, writes commentator Tanveer Ahmed.

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The Coalition’s real climate change targets

Crikey readers talk sweatshop labour, The Salvation Army and the Coalition’s climate change policies.

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The human cost of cheap clothing

Crikey readers talk the perils of fast fashion, the IPA’s hypocrisy as it cries poor and the need for austerity.

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Is there blood on your T-shirt? Questions from Bangladesh’s tragedy

Hundreds of low-paid garment workers are dead after a factory collapse in Bangladesh. It’s about time wealthy consumers in Western countries faced up to why their clothes are so cheap, argues Michele O’Neil, national secretary of the Textile, Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia.

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Tips and rumours

IPA reveals some funding secrets … which Aussie clothes are made in Bangladesh? … Libs scaremonger on ‘illegal boats’ …

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Tips and rumours

Who’s the next Media Watch host? … Q&A to spread its wings … Anzac ad may be illegal …

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Tips and rumours

Diggers’ discount at shoe store … Brisbane school in indigenous insult … Chinese students cop racism at uni? …

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