Where does Swedish furniture company Ikea build a plant when it wants to offshore work in order to pay poverty wages, bust unions, force mandatory overtime, and generally slave-drive their workers?
Where else – Virginia.
In a report in the LA Times, Bill Street, a union organizer in Danville, Virginia, offers a choice quote:
"It's ironic that Ikea looks on the U.S. and Danville the way that most people in the U.S. look at Mexico."
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