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The IRON List - October 12, 2017

There’s usually a juncture where good intentions further exacerbate problems. Such is the case with charitable donations. Today the New York Times reports on how clothing donations to Africa are stifling the growth of the indigenous textile industry - meaning companies in countries like Burundi and Rwanda can’t sell their clothing items for profit because of the huge influx of used clothing from the United States and abroad.

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