- Capitalism and Alternatives -
Posted by: septimus ( Aus. ) on November 01, 1999 at 14:10:31:
In Reply to: A missive to an eager student posted by Dr. Cruel on October 31, 1999 at 17:49:19:
: DC:*The parts assemblers in Malaysia and Indonesia often are women; for them, it is a way to escape from a predominantly patriarchal society.
*So Nike and Microsoft are actually paying for a third world feminist revolution. And here was me thinking that they had no social concience at all.
The fact that these places employ women almost exclusively is a simptom of the sickness, not a cure.
The idea that working in these factories is somehow an escape is quite bizarre. You should be deeply ashamed of yourself.