Two man-made tragedies have shaken Bangladesh recently: riots over Islamist demands for blasphemy laws and the garment factory collapse. Bangladesh's response to both will show how well it can meet citizens' needs. US retailers must also take responsibility for factory conditions.
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The collapse of a garment factory in Bangladesh is forcing Western companies to rethink their operations in the South Asian nation. Ethical firms focus on the big picture.