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Weekend Reading: American Apparel Is Calling Your Made-in-America Bluff

Weekend Reading: American Apparel Is Calling Your Made-in-America Bluff

I have two podcasts to share this week. First, I’m back on Conscious Chatter with Kestrel, having a friendly debate with Sustainable Apparel Coalition’s Jason Kibbey about whether conscious consumers are pushing fashion forward. Then, I talked with Lorraine Sanders of Spirit of 608 about that, plus asked her if I should start my own podcast. Because,...
  • Weekend Reading: What About Forever21?

    Weekend Reading: What About Forever21?

    I had a wonderful talk with Chris Reese and Helen Hillix of Inner Revolutionary Radio. They asked some incredibly thoughtful questions, and connected the dots between my work and empathy and capitalism. My activism has been rubbing off on my husband. He creates a mix he’s calling “Soundtrack to the Resistance,” featuring a heady mixture of...
    Weekend Reading: Is Your Seafood Going to Give You a Superbug?

    Weekend Reading: Is Your Seafood Going to Give You a Superbug?

      Hey readers! I’m back from New Orleans and catching up with all the news. What did I miss? Kidding. I haven’t been able to tear myself away from the trainwreck in Washington D.C. for more than an hour. But there are other things happening out in the world that have to do with sustainability....
    Conscious Cocktail Party Chatter: How to Throw a Swap Party and 10 Toxic Things in Your Home

    Conscious Cocktail Party Chatter: How to Throw a Swap Party and 10 Toxic Things in Your Home

    A professor of bioethics at Princeton University isn’t a big fan of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, mainly because it expends a ridiculous amount of money ($7,500 on average) on granting wishes of children. That money could save several lives if deployed elsewhere. He suggests you give more with your head, and less with your heartstrings. Not...