Jim Keady admits that the moment came when even he had to wonder. It was a bit more than a month ago, and he was lying on a reedy mat on the bumpy, shelf-papered floor of a tiny, dank cement flat in slummy Tangerang, an industrial suburb of Jakarta. His head was throbbing from a headache, and he felt so faint from hunger that the 6-4 former soccer pro was having trouble "lifting a water bottle to my mouth without it shaking violently." The absurdity of it is that Keady's sufferings were self-imposed: the result of his having volunteered to live for a month on the typical wagesabout $1.20 a dayof an Indonesian factory worker sewing... More >>>
By photo: Dominique Vitali
"Nike is paying a starvation wage in Indonesia," says Jim Keady. "I knowI starved on it."