From an episode of Breakfasters
How We Avoid Feeling Guilty about Buying Slave-Made Products, on Breakfasters
University of Glasgow Professor Deirdre Shaw, co-author of ‘We All Buy Slave-Made Products: Here’s How We Avoid Feeling Guilty’ in The Conversation, speaks to Breakfasters about modern slavery from a consumer perspective. What do we know about where the products we buy came from? Do we even comprehend what modern-day slavery looks like? (Hint: it doesn’t involve shackles and whips.) What can we as consumers do – and, more importantly, how can Australia’s recently passed Modern Slavery Bill 2018 force large companies to be more vigilant about where their products come from?