Breaking The Set: Bangladesh – Cheap Clothes for Mass Deaths, LOL with Lee Camp, Hunger Strikes & Genocide
April 29th, 2013
(RussiaToday) – On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin talks to Theresa Haas, Director of Communications for the Worker Rights Consortium, about Bangladesh’s lack of safety standards in garment factories that have resulted in mass casualties and what consumers can do to help them improve. Abby then talks to Lee Camp, Comedian, Activist & Creator of “Moment of Clarity’ web series, about the absurdity of corporate news coverage over the last few weeks highlighting such ridiculousness as Bush’s presidential library opening, the pepper spray cop, and fake North Korea threat. BTS wraps up the show with a look at the most overlooked news stories by the corporate press, including the brutal crushing of dissent in Bahrain, genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, and hunger strikes at Guantanamo Bay prison.