NPR Triangle Story
Gripping images of children workers in Bangladesh from GMB Akash
The romanticism inherent in craft production got a bad rap in the 20th century. As we (America) hurled ourselves towards progress and towards the future we rejected the sentimental past and its outmoded conventions. Now that we have made much progress economically, technologically and imperially, we find that we have arrived at a future that stands on the precipice of humanity's downfall. Suddenly romanticizing craft, with its quant production scheme, doesn't seem all that foolish.