Awareness to slavery has been part of my consciousness since a child. With half my family from the Caribbean I knew it was highly likely that my ancestry was among the millions of Africans forcibly taken to faraway lands to provide labor for the social and economic benefit of others. 913 more words
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“31 Bits” is a Fair Trade jewelry shop that pays its workers in Bali and Uganda with fair wages, familial love, and individual respect. However, none of that is possible without the support from the other side of the world. 135 more words
CAFOD supporters in Worthing have been protesting against Sainsbury’s decision to abandon the Fairtrade mark on some of its own-brand tea.
Campaigners Rod Thick, Dereck Prentis and others in the Worthing Fairtrade Steering Group have written to Sainsbury’s to express their disappointment with the supermarket’s decision to replace the Fairtrade mark on its Red and Gold Label teas with its own ‘fairly traded’ version. 331 more words
Andy Wansbury of St Thomas More in the Blexley Deanery is an ardent supporter of the Fairtrade ethos. He kindly shared with us his persistent challenge of the management of Sainsbury’s Crayford which is the largest branch in the country – over it’s use of the brand ‘Fairly Traded’ instead of the original ‘Fairtrade’. 818 more words