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Laura Wagner
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Laura Wagner is an anthropologist and writer whose work focuses on the aftermath of disaster. Her work has appeared in Salon and Truthout. She spent January 2013 in Bangladesh collaborating with activist anthropologists who work for justice for the victims of the Tazreen fire.

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One Child, Global Accountability

(0) Comments | Posted August 19, 2013 | 6:56 PM

Fifteen year-old Sumaya worked at Tazreen Fashions Ltd, sewing clothes for Wal-Mart and Sears, until last November 24, when the factory was gutted in the most deadly fire in the history of Bangladesh's garment industry. Sumaya escaped the blaze by jumping form a window, but at least 112 of her...

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