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Online, find resources, stories, and links for economic justice initiatives of the Unitarian Universalist Association and stories and resources on economic justice issues, such as compassionate consumption, fair wages and fair trade, from the Unitarian Universalist Service Committee.
The Christian Science Monitor website offers the original version of this workshop’s story, Follow Your Labels, online, where you can also watch a video interview (16:20) with author Kelsey Timmerman about his research, beginning with a trip to Honduras to pursue this story.
The International Labour Organization published an extensive and informative 2014 report, “Wages and Working Hours in the Textiles, Clothing, Leather and Footwear Industries,” which is helpful in raising awareness.
Elizabeth L. Kline, Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion (Penguin Portfolio, 2012).
Ellen Ruppel Shell, Cheap: The High Cost of Discount Culture (Penguin, 2010). View a video book trailer (1:06).