Anger Rolls Across Pakistani City in Aftermath of Factory Fire
KARACHI, Pakistan — The towering metal door at the back of the burned-out garment factory could have been an escape for many of the low-paid textile workers caught in the fire here on Tuesday. Instead, it stands as a testament to greed and corruption at a factory where 289 trapped employees died.
As hundreds of workers scrambled to escape the flaming factory after a boiler explosion, they found the main sliding door — 30 feet high, big enough for a truckload of cotton — firmly locked. Instead of letting the workers escape, several survivors said Thursday, plant managers forced them to stay in order to save the company’s stock: piles of stonewashed jeans, destined for Europe.
Go read this sneak peek at manufacturing here if Rmoney gets "elected".
triangle shirtwaist fire, history repeats itself again and again, greedy industrialists do not value human life
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