No sweat!

Saturday 18th November was International Anti-Sweatshop Day. Activists from Manchester University Third World First and others set up a stall in Market Street asking shoppers to sign postcards to be sent to the big three sports shoe firms, Nike, Adidas and Reebok. They were joined by a shopper wearing a giant pair of trainers who loudly compared the price of her outsize footwear with the wages that the workers who made the trainers were getting paid. The stall was very popular and almost four hundred postcards were signed and sent off to the various companies.

Joseph (0161 226 2929)

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