Planet Money Makes A T-Shirt : Planet Money The Planet Money team followed the making of a simple T-shirt from cotton fields, to factories, to container ships. Watch the videos, see the graphics and read the stories.
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Planet Money Makes A T-Shirt

NPR's Planet Money goes inside the world behind a simple T-shirt - (left to right) cotton harvest, Mississippi; yarn spinning, Indonesia; garment workers, Bangladesh. NPR hide caption

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NPR's Planet Money goes inside the world behind a simple T-shirt - (left to right) cotton harvest, Mississippi; yarn spinning, Indonesia; garment workers, Bangladesh.

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The simplest shirt is touched by people and machines all over the planet, from highly paid researchers in seed laboratories to factory workers who earn a few dollars a day. By making our own T-shirt, we figured, we would discover this massive, interconnected, largely hidden world.

Follow our journey: http://planetmoney.com/shirt