Beyoncé’s Anthropology of Labour

by Rebecca Prentice Last Sunday, the headline screamed: “Exposed: Sweatshop ‘Slaves’ Earning Just 44p an Hour Making ‘Empowering’ Beyoncé Clobber.” … More

Remembering Rana Plaza

by Rebecca Prentice It’s been three years since the most deadly disaster in garment manufacturing history: the April 24, 2013 … More

The Economist’s Pride

by Enia Dellepiane Hong Kong, London, New York – The objective of The Economist’s March 3rd event, ‘Pride and Prejudice: … More

Profiting from Precarity

by Paul Gilbert **Originally posted at Sociology Lens** In Italy during the 1970s, labour movements responding to and resisting the … More

A Defence of Fair Trade

by Gemma Harvey Fair trade aspires to even the terms of trade by paying producers (of tea, coffee, etc.) more … More