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U.S. consumerism and the concept of ‘mitumba’

October 1st, 2009by Randy Zwitch · 5 Comments · Book Review

As I wrote in the first part of my review of “The Travels of a T-shirt in the Global Economy”, one thing that never occurred to me was what happens to clothes after I donate them to charity.
Chapter 13 starts with an anecdote about the women of Bethesda, MD, who line up bright and early each Saturday [...]

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Review: The Travels of a T-shirt in the Global Economy (Part 1)

September 27th, 2009by Randy Zwitch · 2 Comments · Book Review

In addition to “A History of the World in Six Glasses”, “The Travels of a T-shirt in the Global Economy” by Pietra Rivoli was included in the Semester 1 reading materials that the class received in late July.  Interestingly enough, the inclusion of the book was a “mistake” in that the material isn’t going to [...]

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Please help support Charity:Water

July 21st, 2009by Randy Zwitch · 2 Comments · Philanthropy

Thanks to the SocialVibe Wordpress widget, I’ve added a banner on the bottom right of my blog for a very important cause:  Charity:Water
Unsafe water and lack of basic sanitation cause 80% of all sickness and disease, and kill more people every year than all forms of violence, including war. Many people in the developing world, [...]

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