And your average U.S.A. flag is made in China, Too.

Via on Apr 29, 2008

Oops! Chinese factory unintentionally made ‘Free Tibet’ flags
Mon, 04/28/2008 – 11:04am

Ah, globalization at work: Workers at a factory in China’s southern Guangdong province were making “Free Tibet” flags, naively unaware of what the colorful flags — banned in China — represented.

The owner of the factory said the orders for the flags had been placed from overseas.

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Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | facebook.com/elephantjournal | twitter.com/elephantjournal | facebook.com/waylonhlewis | twitter.com/waylonlewis | Google+ For more: publisherelephantjournalcom

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