Posts tagged ‘Textiles’

September 29, 2011

Traders: The East India Company & Asia

A new gallery launched this week at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.  Traders: The East India Company & Asia is a splendid display of artefacts from our history and the history of the world’s first ruthless capitalist power.

The Museum organisers got together with members of the Indian community

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June 21, 2011

Ethics, What Ethics?

The BBC Trust ruled that the footage on the Panorama programme showing small children working on clothing for Primark in Banglore in June 2008 was not authentic. The programme highlighted how Primark’s own ethical guidelines were being broken with its suppliers outsourcing to home workers and smaller factories who were using small children.

 

However, some of the journalists concerned, including Guardian media correspondence Roy Greensdale, are outraged and are concerned that this ruling has been made on inconclusive evidence.

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