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

Via Waylon Lewis
on Apr 29, 2008
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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.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & 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. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


One Response to “And your average U.S.A. flag is made in China, Too.”

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