Human Rights in Global Fashion

Human Rights in Global Fashion

Fashion has long been home to some of the most glaring inequalities and injustices on an increasingly globalized scale, linking consumers and workers in distant places. Since the 19th century, the clothing sector has also been a site of social contestation that has been marked … Continue Reading →
Creating Environmental Justice at the Local Level

Creating Environmental Justice at the Local Level

A Q&A with environmental policy expert Dr. Ana I. Baptista. With Earth Day approaching, Urban Matters spotlights a new report, “Local Policies for Environmental Justice,”from the Tishman Environment and Design Center (TEDC) at The New School. It reviews a growing movement to enlist local governments in stopping … Continue Reading →