The Unconscionably High Price of Your High-Tops

Abby Zimet

Despite the decade-long criticism of Nike for its use of sweatshop labor, thousands of mostly women workers at its Converse plants in Indonesia continue to make 50 cents an hour while facing "serious and egregious" abuse, from slaps to kicks to insults like "dog" and "pig" to forced standing in the sun as punishment. High-tops are cool and all but.

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