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Millennial Evangelicals and the Fair Trade Movement

Millennial Evangelicals and the Fair Trade Movement Published in 2015 For fair trade activists, this is the busy season. On April 24, people and organizations across the globe asked retailers, “Who made my clothes?” wearing their garments inside out to expose the tags and sharing their photos on social media. It was the second annual …

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Capsule Wardrobe Tips From Seasons + Salt

Capsule Wardrobe Tips From Seasons + Salt Andrea blogs at Seasons + Salt where she shares smart shopping tips, her capsule wardrobe experience, and snippets of her life in Portland, Oregon. I love Andrea’s approach to the capsule because she doesn’t see it as an excuse to overindulge. She’s also focused on building an ethical wardrobe. Read along …

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Small Wins and Sustainable Fashion

Small Wins and Sustainable Fashion This is a response to Michael Hobbes’ article, The Myth of the Ethical Shopper, published July 15, 2015. Michael Hobbes wrote an article for Huffington Post Highline a few weeks ago that shook the conscious consumer community. In The Myth of the Ethical Shopper, Hobbes outlines the myriad ways buying …

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What is Ethical? 7 terms you need to know

What is Ethical? This post contains a few referral links, noted with a * When I first started this blog, I found it rather difficult to navigate the ins and outs of “ethical consumerism.” I knew vaguely that designated fair trade items were preferable to conventionally produced goods, but that was about it. All I …

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Justice Conference 2015 Recap: Part 2

Justice Conference 2015 Recap The title’s a reference to Sufjan Stevens’ Chicago, which is a pretty perfect summary of my Justice Conference experience. Read Part 1 of my Justice Conference recap here. Racial Reconciliation Pre-Conference, afternoon sessions About a dozen of us were seated in a circle in a small classroom waiting for the first afternoon class …

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Justice Conference 2015 Recap: Part 1

Justice Conference 2015 Recap: Part 1 A whirlwind Thursday… I put off writing about my experience at the Justice Conference in Chicago last weekend, at first, because I was physically exhausted and didn’t think I could go back over my notes and reflect appropriately without getting overwhelmed. Instead, I went out to the mountains twice …

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American Apparel Isn’t Ethical

American Apparel Isn’t Ethical Please note that some of the links below direct to articles and images that may not be suitable to view at your workplace. American Apparel has been on my Conscientious Companies list from the very beginning. They’re the first company I heard about that encouraged domestic production in a post-globalized world …

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