Monthly Archives: May 2013

Some Retailers Say More About Their Clothing’s Origins

Hopefully this news article is right! Some Retailers Say More About Their Clothing’s Origins. Advertisements

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SHOP WELL: The Hunt for Fair Trade

FAIR TRADE PLEDGE “I pledge to consume responsibly. I recognize that as a consumer, my buying power matters. I understand that each product I purchase plays a role in a larger narrative, affecting the life of an individual. Because of … Continue reading

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SHOP WELL: Report card for your clothes.

How do I shop like an abolitionist? The first stop on my journey to answer the question, how do I shop like an abolitionist,  is to visit Free2Work’s website and learn more about the brands I frequently buy.  Free2Work investigates … Continue reading

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SHOP WELL: How do I shop like an abolitionist?

SHOP WELL In my previous post: How to be a 21st Century Abolitionist, one of the steps I shared was to SHOP WELL — Using our purchase power to support fair-trade items and companies.  This is a step that I admit … Continue reading

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Are You Supporting Sweatshops?

OK — So I like things easy.  I look for simple easy to fight human trafficking.  And changing my shopping habits is… NOT easy.  But I want to find reasonable ways I can shop in a way that supports freedom for everyone … Continue reading

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How to be a 21st Century Abolistionist

Today at the Bay City Wesleyan Church, we had what we called a Freedom Sunday.  We learned more about how we stood against slavery as a denomination in the 1800’s and why we still need to fight against human trafficking today.  Here … Continue reading

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