Tim Newman, Campaigns Director, International Labor Rights Forum
Last week, I wrote about how big businesses in the US are lobbying against bans on the importation of products made using forced and child labor and linked to a clip from the Rachel Maddow Show. Sadly, this is not the first time companies like Cargill and Archer Daniels Midland have lobbied against similar legislation. Well, for those of you who consider yourselves members of "Colbert Nation," check out Stephen Colbert's take on this issue on The Colbert Report on November 17th. About 4:15 into the show, you'll also hear references to many of the corporations ILRF has active campaigns focused on like Firestone and ADM. Keep checking this blog and sign up for ILRF's e-mail list for more updates as this story develops!Check out the clip from the Colbert Report here!