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Kay Hagan Lets Nicaragua Wear The Pants

If it wasn’t for politicians like Kay Hagan, we would have more all-American clothing companies, and more clothing companies offering more made-in-the-USA clothes. [...]

U.S. Gov’t: If You’re Wearing Clothes from Vietnam, you may be part of the Child Slave Trade

Since 2001, the U.S. Department of Labor has been required by law to disclose the names of industries in various countries that use child labor or slave labor in the production of goods you might buy here in the United States. On September 27 2012, the Department of Labor’s latest disclosure includes a determination based [...]

FOX News: France is Brave and Right to Ban people from choosing their own clothes

And I remember when they used to mock France. This item comes from the network that holds a daily show called “Freedom Watch,” on April 13 2011:

France is brave and right to ban the burqa. There is no reason for a modern Western country to honor what is, essentially, a political statement and an [...]

She Asked, Does ShopJustice sell Fair Trade Clothing?

She asked me this question, looking through the catalog of inappropriately skimpy clothing for girls who haven’t had their first period. She pointed at the “tribal-inspired fashion” and said she would especially like some of those bandeau tops for her daughter, but wanted to “save the planet” too.

As my wife asked open questions and [...]

You Can’t Wear A Burka in Belgium. That’ll Teach Muslims to Not Get Angry!

If there’s one thing I’ve learned about human nature, it’s this: if you want to discourage a variety of expression and stop getting people from getting upset about it, the best thing you can do is to make that variety of expression against the law. Typically, people who have just had their mode of clothing [...]

Purchasing Ethics: Picking out Clothing With Limited Information

The United States Department of Labor has come out with a 194-page report in which it identifies products made in various countries under conditions where “there is a significant incidence of forced labor and/or child labor in production”.

The following are countries in which the Department of Labor finds there is a significant incidence of [...]

George Will: Stop Wearing Jeans, Put on a Tux and Get Off My Lawn!

Read George Will’s latest column if you have a high tolerance for extended Country Club indignation at the habits of the great unwashed. For those of us feeling a low level of tolerance, here’s just an abstract of the world according to George Will:

* People over the age of 18 who play video games [...]

Skreened Tops CafePress in Sweatshop-Free Organic Baby Clothing

Back in February, a representative of CafePress assured us in conversations that dark American Apparel shirts would be coming up for sale in the late summer. In the early fall, maybe more American Apparel organic shirts would be coming up too.

Uh huh. We’ve been hearing that line from CafePress for years now. Such [...]