Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy (Voice of Witness)

Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy (Voice of Witness)


The women and men in Invisible Hands exhibit the human rights abuses happening behind the curtain of the worldwide economic system. those narrators — together with mobilephone brands in China, copper miners in Zambia, garment employees in Bangladesh, and farmers worldwide — exhibit the key background of the issues we purchase, together with lives and groups devastated through low wages, environmental degradation, and political repression. Sweeping in scope and wealthy intimately, those tales catch the interconnectivity of everybody suffering to help themselves and their households. Narrators comprise Kalpona, a number one Bangladeshi hard work organizer who led her first strike at 15; Han, who, as undefined, started assembling circuit forums for a world electronics corporation dependent in Seoul; Albert, a copper miner in Zambia who, in the course of a salary protest, used to be shot by way of representatives of the Chinese-owned mining corporation that he labored for; and Sanjay, who grew up within the shadow of the Bhopal chemical catastrophe, one of many worst business injuries in history.

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