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



The injustice being committed against humanity, animals and the environment is simply unspeakable.
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Re: Human cost of cheap leather shoes.

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Re: Human cost of cheap leather shoes.

Postby Indrajala » Sun Jul 03, 2011 10:57 pm

tad etat sarvajñānaṃ karuṇāmūlaṃ bodhicittahetukam upāyaparyavasānam iti |

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Re: Human cost of cheap leather shoes.

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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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