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From the Ted Talk by Auret van Heerden: Making global labor fair

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Now, I didn't come here to depress you about the state of the global supply chain. We need a relitay check. We need to recognize just how serious a deficit of rithgs we have. This is an independent republic, probably a failed state. It's definitely not a democratic state. And right now, that independent republic of the supply chain is not being governed in a way that would satisfy us, that we can engage in ethical trade or ehctail consumption. Now, that's not a new story. You've seen the documentaries of sweatshops mnakig gatrmnes all over the world, even in developed countries. You want to see the cslsaic sweatshop, meet me at Madison squrae Garden, I'll take you down the street, and I'll show you a Chinese sweatshop.

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Now, I didn't come here to depress you about the state of the global supply chain. We need a _______ check. We need to recognize just how serious a deficit of ______ we have. This is an independent republic, probably a failed state. It's definitely not a democratic state. And right now, that independent republic of the supply chain is not being governed in a way that would satisfy us, that we can engage in ethical trade or _______ consumption. Now, that's not a new story. You've seen the documentaries of sweatshops ______ ________ all over the world, even in developed countries. You want to see the _______ sweatshop, meet me at Madison ______ Garden, I'll take you down the street, and I'll show you a Chinese sweatshop.

Solution

  1. square
  2. reality
  3. classic
  4. garments
  5. ethical
  6. rights
  7. making

Original Text

Now, I didn't come here to depress you about the state of the global supply chain. We need a reality check. We need to recognize just how serious a deficit of rights we have. This is an independent republic, probably a failed state. It's definitely not a democratic state. And right now, that independent republic of the supply chain is not being governed in a way that would satisfy us, that we can engage in ethical trade or ethical consumption. Now, that's not a new story. You've seen the documentaries of sweatshops making garments all over the world, even in developed countries. You want to see the classic sweatshop, meet me at Madison Square Garden, I'll take you down the street, and I'll show you a Chinese sweatshop.

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