For those of you able to take a dose of politics and reality, the online edition of The Nation magazine has a short article with lots of photos that shows where the cotton comes from that goes into making jeans. It is an edifying story. And one that has become depressingly familiar over the years.
nside of a cotton spinning mill in Narsingdi, Bangladesh. It made me think of the scenes inside the 19th Century English mill in the BBC mini series adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskill's book, "North and South." It looks like it's snowing in this scene from "North and South" but that's cotton fluff in the air. It causes lung problems for workers like coal dust does for miners.