The Cambodians who stitch your clothing keep fainting in droves
It should have been an extraordinary scene: more than 100 factory hands fainting in unison as if possessed by spirits. But in Cambodian garment factories, which play a major role in supplying American malls, mass fainting is no longer a freak phenomenon. It’s disturbingly common. The enigmatic problem is persistent despite waves of government studies, activist campaigns and vows to investigate factory conditions by global fashion empires such as H&M.