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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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Skater Socks: Going Strong After Three Years

Putting hardly-paid kids through a garment fire so you can wear those 70s retro socks just isn’t worth it. Fortunately, you don’t have to make that choice. As I mentioned back in 2010, Skater Socks makes those stripey tube socks in all kinds of colors

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Oh, Look! Furniture that Rots!

Send me a catalog I didn’t ask for, and I’ll mock you for your rotting furniture: More importantly than that, the supplier of this catalogue acknowledges that its rattan furniture is imported from Asia. There is no evidence that this particular producer uses sweatshop labor,

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The Ravening

Ravening: Hybridized noun, a feeling of desperate, predatory hunger, such as that felt by a monstrous raven, looming over a subdued animal that it intends to enjoy as its next meal. Ravening is also a t-shirt, featuring a graphic image to fit this irregular definition.

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How to Order Sweatshop-Free Alta Gracia Shirts for Your Group

Are you a member of an organization — a school, an activist group, an ethical non-profit, a community sports team — that is looking to buy shirts in bulk? Are you particularly interested in supporting ethically-made, sweatshop-free t-shirts? Would you like to support economic development

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