It took just 20 years to end the British slave trade. What history teaches us about ending exploitation today.
Our throwaway electronics harm people overseas, but new trends in responsible design are not just smart—they’re kind.
The future of corporate responsibility means hearing firsthand from factory workers about their conditions.
The way we make and use stuff is harming the world—and ourselves. To create a system that works, we can’t just use our purchasing power. We must turn it into citizen power.
Fair trade is good, but it still leaves cocoa growers in poverty. Here’s how to do better.
Human Goods’ new collaboration with YES! Magazine digs into how we can rehumanize our often exploitative relationships with the people who make our stuff.
This Valentine’s Day, join the worldwide walkout to end violence against women.
What one writer discovered when she traced a Christmas gift’s roots.
Occupy’s vision for world revolution will only catch on in the global South once the movement begins to challenge inequality between nations as much as within them.
Women are more likely than men to lose their lives and livelihoods—and get trafficked—after natural disasters, UN reports in Durban. But they could also be the key to climate resilience.