Monday, December 9, 2013

The Travels of a T-shirt, from cotton plant to you



Consider this an addendum to my  "Story of Stuff" post.

I've been fascinated all week listening to the 5-part story of NPR's Planet Money as they order t-shirts and followed their track around the world, from ground to cloth, to Bangladesh and Columbia, to the U.S. On the way, they cover some of the fascinating economic policies that determine why certain items are made where, and at what cost.

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