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Business School Lied About the Purpose of Business. Here’s Why.

Business School Lied about the Purpose of Business. Here’s Why.

“How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortune of others, and render their happiness necessary to him, though he derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it.” -Adam Smith, The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759) […]

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Thrifting is a solution, but it’s not the solution. Here’s why.

Why Thrifting is Not a Silver Bullet

Thrifting and buying used is a great option for many people to sustainably buy clothes, but is it the most ethical option, as it is often presented? In a thread on ethical clothing habits, Eco-Stylist presented another angle; supporting brands that create sustainable clothing and pay their workers fairly is […]

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Racism in the Fashion Industry & How to Combat It

Racism in the Fashion Industry and How to Combat It

Sustainability is about more than sustaining the Earth: we must sustain ourselves as well. The fashion industry is starting to implement sustainable fashion practices in order to protect the environment, but it often falls short when it comes to “us,” meaning inclusivity and equality among people.  Minorities often get the […]

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Can What a Man Wears Challenge Modern Slavery?

Can What a Man Wears Challenge Modern Slavery?

The Situation Modern Slavery is a large issue globally. Today, it is estimated that 40 million people are trapped in what is known as modern slavery. Of those 40 million, 25% are children and 12.5% are trapped in sex slavery. What is modern slavery? According to the US Department of […]

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