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Endangered Species Sighting: Made in the USA Hanes T-Shirt

Doing a bit of cleaning yesterday, I opened a box I hadn’t touched since I graduated from high school some thirty years ago. It contained a piece that was common back then but that is no longer reproducing. I guess you could say it is part of an endangered species:

A Hanes Made in the USA T-Shirt from the 1980s

It was possible then, with a higher inflation-adjusted minimum wage in the USA. Why isn’t it possible now?

2 thoughts on “Endangered Species Sighting: Made in the USA Hanes T-Shirt”

  1. Tom says:

    Because the “powers that be” have instituted globalization (they can make more money) by shipping the job to a place where workers are treated worse & paid far less than workers here, and they don’t have to worry about environmental laws and pollution. i wonder how that’s workin’ out for them?

  2. Tom says:

    In case everyone forgot:

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