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Ethical Consumerism

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When did fair trade become a consumerist concept?

Tim Gee argues for fair trade’s return to the heart of the global justice movement.

Filed in: Corporations Ethical Consumerism Fair Trade Poverty

Where art meets climate change

London’s Two Degrees festival gets the audience involved in the hope of provoking thoughts, and action, for change.

Filed in: Activism Art Climate Change Ethical Consumerism Film Oil Poetry United Kingdom

Argument: Can shopping be a form of activism?

Neal Lawson and Ruth Potts, both campaigners and writers, go head-to-head.

Filed in: Economics Ethical Consumerism

Why I won’t be boycotting Primark

After the factory deaths in Bangladesh, Ilana Winterstein says consumer pressure is what’s needed to make brands listen to workers.

Filed in: Bangladesh Ethical Consumerism Human Rights Trade Unions Work

Feminists target Nike ahead of the Olympics

Nick Harvey reports on a campaign to expose sportswear firms who exploit women workers while boasting Olympic values.

Filed in: Activism Ethical Consumerism Feminism Reproductive Rights Women

Dying for the things we love

Consumer culture is collective insanity and driving us to destruction, says clinical psychologist John F Schumaker.

Filed in: Ethical Consumerism Psychology

Hallelujah for Occupy London!

The appearance of Reverend Billy and his megaphone breathed some holy fire into the London campers, says Jamie Kelsey-Fry.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Ethical Consumerism Finance Human Rights Poverty Wealth

The future of the #Occupy movement: solidarity and escalation

How to strengthen the #Occupy movement is of much greater concern than Democrats jumping on the bandwagon, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Equality Ethical Consumerism Human Rights Social Change Society Trade Unions

Inside Occupy Wall Street

Stefan Simanowitz spends a week with the protesters in New York.

Filed in: Corporations Ethical Consumerism Human Rights Social Change Society

Let's make the economy work for the people

With the wealth gap widening, Mari Marcel Thekaekara on a plan to link ethical investors with producers and consumers all over the world.

Filed in: Corporations Ethical Consumerism India Indigenous Peoples Society

How to read an ad

We asked the CEO of a major London ad agency to give us pointers on how to decode adverts.

Filed in: Ethical Consumerism Media

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