Tag Archives: work

Your clothing: Still made in sweatshops

About a month ago I wrote a long read for Salon about the difficulty of purchasing ethical apparel and the fact that moral consumerism is never enough. Although it can provide a good entry to the issue for the uninformed, … Continue reading

Posted in economic justice, labor, worker rights | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Consider the Bee (Or, Actually, Don’t)

I recently stumbled across this wonderful letter to the New York Times, written in the October of 1865, taking a strong line against anti-loitering laws. It’s quite funny and, I think, the correct inclination. Arresting people for hanging out is … Continue reading

Posted in books, British Literature, economic justice, labor, Uncategorized, worker rights | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment