'Labor Standards' By Nicholas Kristof

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In this article, journalist Nicholas Kristof gives his readers a look at what people from South and Eastern Asia think about the jobs working/living inside of a garbage dump compared to what they think of sweatshops. Also, Kristof explains how he actually encourages the production of more sweatshops. Since he has lived in in East Asia, his wife’s living standards have increased due to sweatshop jobs. Kristof continues to talk about how he does understand how Americans want to help out other countries and think that there should be labor standards, but he makes a good point about how labor standards and “living standards are the two biggest impacts on the cost of textiles, and companies are trying find a balance between these two. This makes
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