Invisible supply chains, historic agreements and tackling greenwashing
Quick note with major book news
Today is the launch of the new paperback edition of Foot Work. It includes a brand new foreword about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on shoe workers around the globe.
Newsletter No.06 Foot Work book giveaway! New article on gender-based violence, plus Myanmar and lots of strikes.
This is a personal reflection of grief on the loss of Neil Faulkner which I hope will bring some comfort to Neil’s comrades and friends.
Newsletter No.05 'Don't Look Up' in jumpers, Leigh Bowery exhibition photos, are your old sneakers really recycled, a Chilean desert clothes dump and more...
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Newsletter No.04: We could be out of this pandemic by mid-2022 if only we didn't live under such a stupid system. Plus a round up of industry news and a note on Abba's tax affairs.
Newsletter No.03 - On 1930's fashion critiques and the "horrid little man" that is the industry, falling down research rabbit holes, COP26, and films, articles and campaigns to watch out for.
Universities, schools, conferences, museums! I can provide an insightful introduction or an academic deep dive into labour rights, environmental sustainability, supply chain journalism, consumerism, and fashion ethics.
Newsletter No.02 - Unravelling the threads of chaos in the garment industry, plus protest fashion, solitary confinement in Myanmar, and a $665 million lawsuit.
Newsletter No.01 - Why we have to stop referring to brands as 'buyers'. Plus a second edition of Stitched Up, new articles, and a writing prize - news from July 2021.