Sunday, July 08, 2007

Maligning Capitalists Again

Newsweek has an article summarizing China's manufacturing industry's dangerous practices. The title?

The Toxic Republic
For profit's sake, China's people are getting poisoned.

Of course the real issue is people without ethics--not profits.

The rest of the article covers the horrendous abuses taking place in China. China may have figured out a way to get a lot of people to "Buy American," or at least not-Chinese.

Unsafe infant formula killed at least 50 babies three years ago and left
200 others severely malnourished, according to local media.
...
soy sauce bulked up with arsenic-tainted human hair; hormone-infused snack foods that grow facial hair on 6-year-old boys and breasts on 7-year-old girls

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