Evening Standard: would you buy this $2 t-shirt?

You spot a pop-up vending machine selling white t-shirts for £2 in your high street.

You insert your money, and select your size. Then a short film appears on the screen, revealing the ‘true cost’ of the t-shirt: a grim snapshot of the appalling working conditions of the person who made it, who is earning less than the minimum wage.

You’re given the choice of whether to continue with the purchase or to donate your money to a charity supporting exploited workers instead.

What would you do?


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