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Ethical Consumerism

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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

Polyp's Big Bad World – October 2004

New horizons for fair trade.

Filed in: Ethical Consumerism Fair Trade

Polyp's Big Bad World – March 2004

The transnational approach to ethics.

Filed in: Corporations Ethical Consumerism Ethics

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