Last week's building collapse in Bangladesh that killed hundreds of clothing factory workers put a spotlight on the sobering fact that people in poor countries often risk their lives working in unsafe factories to make the cheap T-shirts and underwear that Westerners covet. The disaster, which comes after a fire in another Bangladesh factory killed 112 people last November, also highlights something just as troubling for socially conscious shoppers: It's nearly impossible to make sure the clothes you buy come from factories with safe working conditions/Anne D'Innocenzio, AP. More here. (AP photo: A Bangladeshi woman holds her daughter and weeps as Bangladeshi people hold photographs of their relatives whom they believe are trapped in the rubble)
Question: Do you care whether the clothes you wear are made in a foreign sweat shop?