Sneakers Guarantee 'No Sweat' Labor

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As socially-conscious consumerism spreads, the latest in "sweatshop-free" clothing is the "No Sweat Sneaker." The shoes are meant to help improve living conditions for factory workers around the globe. But the proponents of the anti-sweatshop movement don't always agree on what constitutes humane working conditions at Third-World factories. NPR's Margot Adler reports.

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