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Alex Wyatt

Fashion

Trump’s Made in America: Will Fashion Thrive?

Over the past two years we have watched a campaign based on ‘Making America Great Again’ guide the USA to the unthinkable leadership of Mr. Trump. With ideas to lower unemployment rates and boost manufacturing, Trump has promised a tax for corporations that import their goods from outside of the US. The idea: deter outsourced manufacturing. But with globalisation at an all-time high, how will businesses continue to thrive in an already existing competitive market with added costs throughout the supply chain? How will ‘Made In America’ affect Americans? There is no surprise that manufacturing has been outsourced with the rise…

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Why Is No One Talking About Ghaziabad?

  There was another incident in a factory last week and, of course, no one is talking about it. After high street fashion companies begin to talk about changing their unsustainable practices, and claim to punish manufacturers who do not comply to a safe working environment, we must ask after yet another major incident leaving 13 dead – what will it take for companies to really make a change? How many people have to die in order to for Western society to have the latest style for the cheapest price? In the early hours of November 11th, workers were sleeping…

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