If there’s one thing we can count on every year, it’s the evil people do—and the good they don’t. From slaughterhouses that are skinning dogs alive for leather gloves and other accessories to the Cambodian garment workers who gave their lives to make our cheap clothes, here are seven stories that drove the human race to new lows.

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