Ethical and political dilemmas abound these days. Seems like we’re all in need of a New Internationalist perspective. Enter stage: Agony Uncle.
Bangladesh is home to almost five million garment workers, making it the second largest manufacturer of garments in the world. Its factory workers make the clothes we wear every day. Meet the humans behind the big clothing brand labels.
While it is clear that equality matters in terms of health and happiness, surprising new data reveals that it is also better for the environment – in the more equal rich countries, people on average consume less, produce less waste and emit less carbon.
|Article title||From magazine||Publication date|
|Can I criticize fast fashion without sounding ‘out of touch’?||Covid-19 lessons from the pandemic||September, 2020|
|The lives behind the label||Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent||December, 2017|
|The rich, the poor and the earth||The Equality Effect||July, 2017|
|Argument: Can shopping be a form of activism?||Argentina's challenge||June, 2013|
|Feminists target Nike ahead of the Olympics||Protection racket||June, 2012|
|Dying for the things we love||Mental health||May, 2012|
|Essay: Deindustrializing humanity||Adapt or die||April, 2012|