Feb. 10th, 2006

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Textile Workers Get Crash Course in Survival
By BARRY HATTON
10 February 2006
(c) 2006. The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.

PONTE DA BARCA, Portugal (AP) - Ninety textile workers in northern Portugal have waged a personal battle against the dispassionate forces of the world economy.

So far, their shirt factory has beaten back the threat of outsourcing and the perils of global trade liberalization. But it's been close.Read more... )

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