27 Apr '15, 3pm

John Oliver skewered fast fashion on "Last Week Tonight"—and it was glorious

pulpit Sunday night to fire a blistering denunciation of fashion retailers that sell trendy clothing made by overseas labor on the cheap. A master class in the art of the takedown, the segment ripped apart the likes of Forever 21 , Gap , H&M , and Walmart not only for enabling “Midwestern tweens to dress like 40-something alcoholics attending the funeral of a Tel Aviv nightclub owner,” but also for profiting off the backs of sweatshops and child labor . (Zara co-founder Amancio Ortega, with an estimated net worth of net worth at $67.1 billion, ranks fourth on Forbes annual list of the world’s wealthiest.)

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