Nike Is Bad Essay

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Nike is Bad Imagine getting paid fourteen cents an hour to make a pair of running shoes that sell on average for one-hundred and twenty dollars. This is the average hourly wage for a sweatshop worker in Indonesia or China that make Nike’s running shoes and any of their other products. Thinking about this and how popular Nike products truly are, should we as consumers continue buying Nike products even though they participate in such “dirty” work. This issue about the sweatshops had first risen in 1991 when activist Jeff Ballinger published a post about low labor wages and poor working conditions in Indonesia. Although Nike was not the only company to use sweatshops, they were the most known and this is why they were put on a pedestal and people

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