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Today, We Cut All Ties With Skreened. Here’s Why.

Back in 2007, we started selling sweatshop-free t-shirts with Skreened as a way of taking care of expenses here without having to resort to advertising. When we went into business with the t-shirt printer Skreened back in 2007, I met with Skreened’s owner several times

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Irregular Times Donation: Project Prakash

Irregular Times sells sweatshop-free political t-shirts to help spread messages we believe in, traveling from eye to eye on the backs of other folks.  We also sell the shirts to pay for the costs associated with a website.  A third reason for us to sell sweatshop-free

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The Rise of Mental Illness in the Apparel Sector

In his 2011 treatise Why the Epidemic? Bring Me My Pants, Dr. Marzo Angeli of the Krans Fripkin Institute taps into various streams of evidence to track a stark rise in mental disorders in the apparel sector over the past 15 years. Although Dr. Angeli

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Donations: Charity:Water and the ACLU

Every time we sell one of our sweatshop-free shirts, we set aside one dollar of the proceeds to donate to a U.S. political organization fighting the good fight. We set aside another dollar to donate to the betterment of people living outside the United States.

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Do You Support Sebelius?

Time was, Kathleen Sebelius looked like a good future candidate for President of the United States. Now, to say that she is having political trouble is like saying that the Titanic got wet. Are the critiques fair? Are the problems with ObamaCare / the Affordable

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July 2013 Donation: International Labor Rights Forum

Stop buying your clothes at Walmart, Target, J.C. Penney, The Gap, and Sears. In the face of a massive factory disaster that has killed more than eleven hundred Bangladeshi garment workers this year, these corporate apparel chains have refused to sign on to the Accord

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Catch A Peace Tiger By The Tail

This week, we have added a tiger to our menagerie of animals for peace. Is that safe? Shouldn’t we remember Life of Pi, for goodness sakes? It’s true that we all have the capability to act violently. We may even have the propensity toward violence.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?