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dnlfrnb
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Sep 14, 2015
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Any info on where and how these are produced? I rather not buy sweatshop sneakers.
Sep 14, 2015
IanAnderson
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Sep 14, 2015
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They're made in China. What do you mean by 'sweatshop sneakers"? I would not assume these are the result of sweatshop labor just because of their origin, especially given the fact that there aren't many sneakers made in the States. What brands do you prefer?
Sep 14, 2015
zmosher
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Sep 14, 2015
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I used to buy doc martins that where made in England. Once their shoes where made out of England I stopped buying because they where not nearly as good.
Sep 14, 2015
ninetail
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Sep 16, 2015
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Doc Martens still makes boots in their factory in England. But they are a bit more expensive than the china made.
Sep 16, 2015
dnlfrnb
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Sep 17, 2015
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By "sweatshop sneakers" I mean sneakers that are produced in sweatshops. A sweatshop according to The Merriam-Webster Dictionary is " a place where people work long hours for low pay in poor conditions". Sneakers have a bad reputation of often being produced in these conditions. My latest pairs of sneakers have been from Veja. "The factory where Veja trainers are made in South Brazil respects the standards of work established by the International Labour Organization. 80% of workers at the factory are unionized." - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veja_Sneakers#Manufacturing
Sep 17, 2015
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