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Sweatshop Wages and Third-World Workers: Are the Wages Worth the Sweat?

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Professor Benjamin Powell defines sweatshops and explains that the actions of the anti-sweatshop protest movement will not actually improve workers' situations. Sweatshops are a stage in every country's economic development, and worker conditions and wages can only improve with time and further advances. He also offers a way for activists to effectively speed this process and incentivize the payment of higher wages.

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