Grassroots Boycott: The Fight for Human Rights

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“Inequality, conflict, and regulatory corruption are all part and parcel of capitalism, history has borne this out numerous times unless someone steps in to break them up, monopolies are the natural result of unbridled capitalism.” Author John Perkins, also known as the ‘economic hitman’ describes his role as a highly paid professional who helped the U.S. cheat poor countries around the world out of trillions of dollars by providing them more money in which they could not pay back and later, taking over their economies in exchange of natural resources such as oil. In the epilogue of his book “Confessions of an Economic Hitman” he expresses his thoughts on taking ownership and changing the system by avoiding products that were manufactured by overworked laborers by developing boycotts to end labor standards and the promotion of it. Even though their is obvious economic growth in the U.S., Grassroots boycott can affect the policies of multinational corporations by avoiding products that are made by mistreated workers and help reduce self-destruction of the overall global empire because people who live in poverty do not benefit from a “voluntary trade,” the ecosystem is dying out, and greed is built in the system of the third world.
First, Grassroots boycotts can affect the strategies of multinational corporations by avoiding products that are made from exploited workers; Helping the reduction of self-destruction of our planet economically in which they can include the poor by having a benefit from a voluntary trade. Those living in poverty have few options and must embrace any deal that keeps them from the point of starvation. While the rich have many options and can choose those that’ll increase their profit rate, in other words...

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.... Perkins believes people should protest against companies that exploit desperate people in sweatshops, demonstrating equality amongst people of different classes.
Indeed, while there is conspicuous economic gain in the U.S., grassroots boycott can affect the approach of multinational corporations by eschewing products that are made by exploited workers and avail reduce self-eradication of the overall global imperil. These acts John Perkins presented, which include: cutting back on shopping and oil consumption,seek truth in every government related topic, and the awareness of products that weren’t made here in the U.S. Through the purchases you make everyday, a consumer creates an economy where child labor and sweatshops cease to exist, also having the power to influence and control great companies. After all: why not join the movement in creating a better system?

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