Free Trade is neither free, nor fair and has eviscerated business, manufacturing and jobs in the USA.
|By: Leo W. Gerard Friday February 26, 2010 9:53 am|
On the news that Whirlpool plans to move an Indiana factory to Mexico, joining so many other manufacturers abandoning America, the president of the largest manufacturing union in North America spoke to an expert on manufacturing about the crisis this exodus is causing the U.S. economy.
|By: organicconsumers Saturday January 16, 2010 11:00 am|
This is the fourth installment in the Organic Consumers Association’s series, “Organic Empowerment 2010: Taking Action Locally.”
|By: chieforganizer Thursday November 5, 2009 10:38 am|
Any “protest” that has too many names is bound to be questionable, and that seems the case with some of the efforts to direct consumer consumption along political paths. Among the assortment I saw recently in a piece by Anand Giridharadas in the Times: “boycotting,” ethical consumerism, moral economics, latte activism, critical consumption, and “charitainment.” [My daughter, Dine’, uses a great term along a parallel path when she talks about people signing Facebook petitions for various causes: slacktivism, i.e. slacker activism. Happy birthday to her today!]