For some time, the authors of Irregular Times have paid the cost of maintaining this website by selling political messages on buttons and bumper stickers made in the USA. We’ve used the CafePress platform for doing this because it’s offered a user-friendly interface and because
CafePress has done it again. CafePress announced last week that designers who choose to retain a place on the CafePress marketplace will now only receive 5 percent of the profit from the sale of its gear. That’s a 50 percent pay cut.
For some time now, we have recommended that conscientious Americans stop selling items on the CafePress Marketplace. Why? The online print-on-demand venue takes the image you have created and reserves the right to sell it on sweatshop-made crap — without telling you. Say it three