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Society is addicted to cheap and disposable fashion. In Christian circles, fashion isn’t a popular topic. Many churches sweep fashion aside as materialistic fluff and don’t see how fashion can be a delivery method for justice work. […] Read More

Does the US economy work for everyone or just for some? Instead of fighting against an unjust system, we pursue nicer houses, better cars and exotic vacations. Instead of working for more, perhaps we should work for better. […] Read More

Approval of unions among US adults ticked upward again this year, rising two points to 64%, a Gallup poll found. It’s the highest support level since 2003 (65%) and the third year in a row that approval was above 60%. […] Read More

Theologian and pastor Walter Rauschenbusch affirmed a deep relationship between his Christian faith and ordinary daily work, writing a book of prayers addressing the struggle of ordinary workers. Those prayers still resonate today. […] Read More

Our future requires people with different skills. We need those who can dream the future and those who can build it. People should be encouraged to follow the educational and career paths that suit their gifts and interests. […] Read More

Factory workers ultimately pay the price for clothing brands seeking cheap and fast manufacturing, a report says. To satisfy consumers wanting cheap clothing, many brands undermine efforts to create safe working conditions. […] Read More

Who are you wearing? Or, perhaps a better question: Are you wearing ethical clothing? Baptist World Aid Australia is urging consumers to check their fashion brands to ensure their clothes are ethical. […] Read More

Wage theft is all around us – some estimates say billions of dollars a year unpaid – falling hardest on the most vulnerable, particularly black workers. However, what is wrong can be made right. […] Read More

Work can be virtuous or lead to a life of dysfunction. It’s important to keep your work in proper perspective. One way to do that is by understanding what place God wants to play in your work. […] Read More

There are costs for the goods we consume beyond what we pay at checkout. The hidden costs not reflected in the price tag on clothing items we purchase – including working conditions, wages, treatment of workers and environmental impacts – are explored in the fifth edition of Baptist World Aid Australia’s (BWAA) annual ethical fashion […] Read More