Human cost of cheap leather shoes.

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Human cost of cheap leather shoes.

Postby 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.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XcIGcuWwYg

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Re: Human cost of cheap leather shoes.

Postby 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

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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.

Postby 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

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.

Postby 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.

Postby mudra » Mon Jul 04, 2011 7:24 am

cycles - the age of degeneracy..

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Re: Human cost of cheap leather shoes.

Postby 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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