Monthly Archives: March 2013

Meta: Shoot. What can I do?

Reading all of these posts, I realized that a lot of people in the world probably agree with statements that we have made. Everyone wants to make a change, but I think at this point, not a lot of people … Continue reading

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Meta: Chasing Away Squirrels

What I noticed while I was reading the posts and comments of this week, encompassed quite a bit.  Most of the authors talked about their eyes being opened to the terrors of sweatshops and the fact that large corporations are … Continue reading

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Metapost: The first priority is awareness

While reading the posts this week, two ideas seemed to come up often. First, many of the bloggers were shocked by the issue of sweatshops, low wages, and terrible working conditions. Many of them had not been aware of these … Continue reading

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Meta Post: Beyond Practicality

Through reading all of the blog posts, I noticed one strongly overarching theme of a call for response. This theme included the ideas and questions “what are we going to do about it”, “what can we do about it”, and … Continue reading

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In response to “Wal-Mart: Save Money, Live better? Not so much.

It is ironic that the company responsible for creating “the happiest place on earth” for a for some children is also responsible for the creation of “hell on earth” for the children unfortunate enough to be born on the other … Continue reading

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Launch Post: The High Cost of Low Prices

It is a practice that we, as Americans, like to pretend isn’t happening, but it’s hurting everyone in the world except for a very select few who see their bank accounts increase exponentially. The shipping of manufacturing jobs oversees has … Continue reading

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Less is Not More

We’ve all heard the cliché phrase “less is more” throughout our lives. The articles this week about Charlie Kernaghan’s work exposing child and women sweatshops bring a more negative light to this phrase. Our society always pushes for faster, better, cheaper, … Continue reading

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