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Destination: Ghana

Yes, I have been here for 3 weeks and yes, that means I owe my family a whole lot more posts than I’ve been giving them. 1,239 more words


Why has the fashion industry been allowed to get away with murder? A rethinking of the UK clothing retail industry.

The industry of focus

The UK high street fashion industry is famously competitive. Brands including H&M, Zara and Primark battle it out for a share of the UK’s approximately €60 billion in annual clothing expenditure (Fashion United, 2013). 2,864 more words

Family Fun Run

Riding on his Daddy’s shell, Terrence felt like he was flying.  The O’Hare family were not going to win this time!

Turtle with Baby, $8, Made in Peru by Manos Amigos.

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Change the World. Look Good Doing It.

I think I first became aware of fair trade products in college. My circle of friends consisted of political scientists and social-justice minded people who thought deeply about their purchases. 571 more words


Papua New Guinea on my mind

Papua New Guinea (PNG) has been on my mind for a few reasons lately.

First, I read a book set in PNG: Drusilla Modjeska’s The Mountain… 375 more words


Alternative Trade

Alternative trading organisations are often, but not always, based in political and religious groups, though their secular purpose precludes sectarian identification and evangelical activity. Philosophically, the grassroots political-action agenda of these organisations associates them with progressive political causes active since the 1960s: foremost, a belief in… 136 more words

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Rap battles

Rap battles just weren’t the same on the nights DJ Dare decided to do his unplugged acoustic thing.

Bottle Cap Figurines, $16 each, made in South Africa by African Home

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