Such conditions prevail in sweatshops all around the world, as worldwide companies make use of such workers in order to mass produce in developing countries (that seek to improve themselves economically and socially). This use is ethically wrong as it violates several basic human rights, such as Articles 3, 5, and 20 of the UN Declaration of Human Rights that had been written collectively by chosen “representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world” who aimed towards creating a standard that can outline “fundamental human rights to be universally protected.” Neither the right to life, liberty, and security (Article 3) nor the right of being free from subjugation to torture and other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment (Article 5) are protected in such case, as indicated by the workers’ feelings that they are under conditions of mental and physical abuse. The right to peaceful assembly and association and the idea that no one may be compelled to belong to an association (Article 20) is reflected in the workers’ feeling that their only choice is to keep suffering, as speaking up would get them fired and as their financial statuses do not allow for them to leave one of their only options of making a living.
Michael Jordan undeniably changed the game, allowing players to realize the value of their labor power in negotiating contracts as well as lucrative celebrity endorsement deals. Even more so, pitching and developing products for mass consumption for the Nike Corporation, and ultimately branding his likeness with the Air Jordan sneaker craze, paved the way for today’s athletes to open up additional revenue streams. A player’s brand became the locus for the black professional athlete of the 1990s, as they labored to gain financial security for their families in a hostile environment.
“She a major media draw, and it not because of Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal. It because she been ranked No. 1 in the world for 286 consecutive weeks and is on the brink of making history. You hear that? Yep, it’s rain. Look outside if youdon’tbelieve me. I know that you are hardcore enough to not care about getting wet, in fact sometimes you take backpacking trips straight through lakes because your that awesome.
He since been stripped of his titles, and he also stepped down as the director his LIVESTRONG foundation and that just the beginning. To USA Today, Armstrong is losing his sponsorship and endorsement deals as well. Radio Shack, Anheuser Busch and Nike have dropped Armstrong, and 24 Hour Fitness and Giro Helmets have followed suit.