No to Global Sweatshops No to Global Sweatshops

New York's City Council is about to open a promising new front in the global struggle against sweatshop exploitation--a city procurement ordinance that requires decent wages and f...

Apr 19, 2001 / Editorial / William Greider

Otto Reich, WRAP Star Otto Reich, WRAP Star

Otto Reich is the vice chairman of Worldwide Responsible Apparel Production or WRAP, a clothing-industry front founded about a year ago to undermine the growing antisweatshop move...

Apr 17, 2001 / Feature / Alec Dubro

My Nike Media Adventure My Nike Media Adventure

E-mail: more powerful than corporate ads.

Mar 22, 2001 / Feature / Jonah Peretti

Economists vs. Students Economists vs. Students

For more than two years, the antisweatshop movement has been the hottest political thing on campus [see Featherstone, "The New Student Movement," May 15, 2000]. Students have use...

Jan 26, 2001 / Editorial / Doug Henwood and Liza Featherstone

Sweating Out the Words Sweating Out the Words

CLARIFICATION: A sidebar to Debbie Nathan's February 21 "Sweating Out the Words," about The New Yorker's literary contest and the publishing and informatics industries (converting ...

Feb 3, 2000 / Books & the Arts / Debbie Nathan

A Nike Sneak A Nike Sneak

On January 11 Joseph Ha, a Nike vice president, sent what he thought was a confidential letter to Cu Thi Hau, Vietnam's highest-ranking labor official.

Mar 18, 1999 / Editorial / Eyal Press