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  • - Beyonce's new clothing line, Ivy Park

  • has come under fire recently after tabloid reports

  • that the line was made by workers in Sri Lanka,

  • who were paid only $0.64 an hour.

  • While Ivy Park has denied these claims,

  • this left us wondering about the clothes

  • we buy from the brands we love.

  • What impact do our purchases have

  • on the people who make our clothes

  • and do we even know where our clothes are made?

  • Let's find out.

  • (playful music)

  • Do you know where the clothes that you're currently wearing,

  • what country they were made in?

  • - Uh, no, not offhand.

  • - I have no idea.

  • - I have, I don't know.

  • - I think Thailand and China.

  • - Probably China.

  • - China.

  • - Maybe Thailand.

  • - It's Indonesia.

  • - USA.

  • - China, China.

  • - [Woman In Red] China. - China.

  • - It's probably made in a sweatshop, right?

  • That's what we're getting at?

  • - Can we do some investigation?

  • - I mean, sure.

  • - Can I look at your tags, do you mind?

  • It says made in Mexico.

  • - Oh.

  • - Can I check your tag?

  • Made in Pakistan.

  • - Oh, Pakistan, okay.

  • What about yours, what's it made from?

  • - These are made in the US.

  • Made in California, USA on your shirt.

  • - Yeah.

  • - [Woman With Glasses] China.

  • - Not surprising.

  • Vietnam.

  • - [Interviewer] Nicaragua

  • - Nicaragua.

  • - [Interviewer] Made in Vietnam.

  • - This is Vietnam?

  • - Made in Haiti.

  • - Oh.

  • - Oh, it says made in Russia.

  • - In China.

  • - In Pakistan.

  • - Bangladesh.

  • - El Salvador.

  • - El Salvador.

  • - Haiti.

  • China, you're right.

  • - All right.

  • - [Black-Haired Woman] Made in China.

  • - [Brunette Woman] Also made in China.

  • - Mexico.

  • - China.

  • - Vietnam.

  • - Made in the United States,

  • but that doesn't mean it was

  • made in the United States either.

  • - Yeah, you think so, why is that?

  • Even if it says if it's made in the United States?

  • You don't believe it?

  • - No.

  • - What do you think you think?

  • - Most of our clothes is coming from out of the country.

  • We lost our manufacturing.

  • (slow acoustic guitar music)

- Beyonce's new clothing line, Ivy Park

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Do Sweatshops Make Your Clothes?

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    Shinichiro posted on 2019/11/26
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