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#WhoMadeMyClothes; Why the hashtag campaign for social and economic justice matters

by: Sara on 04/23/2015

Today's blog post about Fashion Revolution Day, and the #WhoMadeMyClothes campaign comes to us from Michael Lavergne the author of the upcoming Fall 2015 release, Fixing Fashion, Rethinking the Way We Make, Market and Buy Our Clothes. Michael is an ethical supply chain professional who has spent the past eighteen years leading sourcing initiatives …

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Students Arrested at Sit-In

by: EJ on 04/20/2015

Students at Yale, Harvard and University of Mary Washington made the news last week when they were arrested  during non-violent protests. What burning social justice issue were these students protesting?  War? Student fees? Minimum wage?  No, these students were protesting the fact that their universities are refusing to #divest from fossil fuels.

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Biodiesel: Evil or Sexy?

by: Sara on 04/14/2015

Small-scale home biodiesel production holds a singular attraction for any do-it-yourself enthusiast who want to reduce their dependence on Big Oil. Today's blog post is from the introduction of Lyle Estill and Bob Armantrout's new book, Backyard Biodiesel, How to Brew Your own Fuel,
where the virtues of biodiesel are debated. 

Designed to be …

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On the Road to Climate Justice with Carrie Saxifrage - Voices from the Frontlines

by: Sara on 04/02/2015

Carrie Saxifrage, author of The Big Swim, Coming Ashore in a World Adrift has hit the road on her cross-country book tour by Greyhound bus. Her first stop was last night at Chapters in Kamloops.

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AK Press Needs Your Help

by: EJ on 03/26/2015

Our thoughts are with AK Press today.  Last weekend their warehouse and distribution center was  burned and suffered smoke and water damage. The damage was extensive and they are unable to occupy or access their building. In addition to publishing their own books, AK distributes for a wide range of small independent publishers all of whom are …

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