If you care about human rights, it's very plain that the money you save buying cheap imports, often for un-necessary garbage is money that's being used to subjugate others, for our buying pleasure. There's a direct link between US trade policy, the American consumer and human rights violations throughout the Third World. The money you spend on these products highlights international corporate indifference to the plight of our fellow human beings while our ignorance allows it to continue.
Department of Labor report - child labor and forced labor pdf
from a previous post...
Those corporations, who, un-patriotically closed down US based manufacturing in favor of slave and child labor have also done great harm here at home.
Frontline - The Warning
update...Thanks Ms. Rachael. This topic does not see enough light.