"I Pity the Man...."
CBS This Morning: Saturday's co-host Michelle Miller had a very interesting interview with author Rob Hart. His latest book, The Warehouse is a sci-fi dystopian cyber thriller about companies that "...treat us like disposable products. We are the food they eat to grow bigger." I'm not usually a sci-fi reader but because I am working on the "Crazy" project I think I will have to give this book a read! What really caught my attention was Michelle Miller reading the book's opening quote. " I pity the man who wants to buy a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produced the cloth will starve in the process" and here is the kicker....its an 1891 quote from our 23rd president Benjamin Harrison ! Unfortunately time has not solved the problem. Workers all over the world are still underpaid plus the environment is now groaning under the weight of textile waste.
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Georgia Rowswell is a mixed media artist living and working in Cheyenne WY.