by Rebecca Prentice The survivors of the deadly supply chain disaster were paid ‘rights-based’ compensation from global brands; it wasn’t … More
Review: ‘Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea’
by Connie Scott “Fish simply appear in supermarkets” (p.209), writes Penny McCall Howard. Most consumers have little or no awareness … More
Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: Textile livelihoods under threat
by Geert De Neve **Reprinted by permission from the Sussex Sustainability Research Programme.** On the 24th of March 2020, India’s … More
How are Foreign Domestic Workers Implicated in the Pro-Democracy Protests in Hong Kong?
by Charlotte Brill ‘’My eyes were very painful’’, said an Indonesian migrant worker who was caught in a cloud of … More
Our ‘Fashion Fast’: Week 3
by Alfred Lewis **Read about the first, second, and fourth week of our ‘fashion fast.’ If you can, please donate to … More
Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
Today, the 25th of March, marks the anniversary of New York’s Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire, in which 146 garment workers … More
The Story of our Fashion Fast!
by Rebecca Prentice, Hannah Amey, Maeve Devers, Rifka Fehr, Olive Howland Milne, Alfred Lewis, Phoebe Marsh, Joana Pereira and Amelia … More
Freedom, Probation, and The American Dream: Some Thoughts from a New Mexican Factory Floor
by Jonny Craig In his 2016 release, Interstate: Hitchhiking through the State of a Nation, travel-writer Julian Sarayer chronicles his … More
A Rise in Vulnerability? Academic Studies, Paid Work and Mental Health
**This is the second of three posts on student experience, debt and austerity in higher education; see post published on October … More
How Does the Necessity of Paid Work Impact Our Students?: Learning from the Global Studies Student Employment Survey
by Paul Robert Gilbert **This is the first of three posts on student experience, debt and austerity in higher education; the … More
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