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Phil Greaves @PhilGreaves01
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Primark didn't keep you clothed, slaves in sweatshops did. Cheap western goods are largely the product of western-enforced slave labour in foreign countries.
Its not just your mother's hard work, but also the hard work of the people who created your clothes, ie: the sweatshop slaves that primark exploits. Primark as a company did nothing for yours or any other working class family. -
"Without Primark we wouldnt have clothes!"

No, without workers making clothes you wouldn't have clothes.

"Actually, my mums hard graft put clothes on my back."

Yes precisely, that graft & the graft of sweatshop slaves clothed you, not billionaire shareholders of Primark & Co.
Western 'discount' companies like Primark, H&M etc, are as we speak making immense profits from the exploitation of Syrian children in Turkish factories, children whom NATO made refugees.…
No one said "dont buy from primark", many poor workers, myself included, are forced to buy products from such companies, that's capitalism. I simply informed you that its not the companies 'kindness' that delivers cheap goods, but their exploitation.
The only people 'patronising' the working class are expensively-educated & very well-paid 'journalists' telling us that exploitative companies like primark kindly put clothes on our backs out of the goodness of their hearts.
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