The Travels of a T­Shirt in the Global

  1. The title of chapter 6 is “The Long Race to the Bottom”. Describe what this means. Some points to consider in developing your answer: Who “wins” and who “loses?” Is “losing” always a bad thing? Who wants to be a winner in the race? What is usually the result of being a “winner” in this race, short-term, and long-term? Use specific examples from the book.
  2. Sisters in Time: Who are the “Sisters”? What do they have in common over the generations and across many countries? (Chapter 7)
    • Provide a compelling argument for why it is best for people to choose to stay on the farm.
    • Next, provide a compelling argument why it is best for people to choose to go to the city and work in a factory/mill.

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