How Can Young People Best Help the Neediest in a World of Staggering Inequality?

The students in my course on Globalization have just finished their project on sourcing. A few looked at the companies that make some of their favorite jackets or shoes and tried to decode corporate double-speak and find the truth about how factory workers are treated. Others have offered the school more sustainable and just options... Continue Reading →

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Learning by Doing: Sourcing at School

For years, I've asked students to use sourcing websites and internet articles about labor rights to search for the factories in which a couple of items of their clothing were made. Usually a pair of shoes and a favorite shirt. By undertaking this search, students think about the labor that supplies them with so much.... Continue Reading →