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Comment author: DylanStafne 14 June 2010 09:52:54PM 2 points [-]

Sweatshop proponents make arguments like this. Yes, sweatshops are often chosen over prostitution and subsistence farming--but surely there's something even better.

Comment author: PetjaY 01 February 2015 09:13:05AM 0 points [-]

The important question is not whether sweatshops are good, but what changes can be made, and will those changes make the world better or worse. So when considering if sweatshops should be banned, it is a very important argument that those working there have decided that the sweatshop is better than any alternative they have, and if you ban the sweatshop they will be worse off.