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Fashion Photos Against Social Injustice (Slideshow)

Style Quotidien, an online fashion magazine, recently released a new photo series focused on the disconnect between wealthy consumers and third world factory workers. The series, "Balance of Power," …

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Live From SxSW Eco: Engineering A Sustainable Culture

The first-ever†SxSW Eco is taking place this week in Austin, Texas. It's a three-day event that brings together sustainable companies, scientists,†politicians, media and citizens that are concerned ab…

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Like Daughter, Like Mother: The Consumer Doppelganger Effect

What the daughter does, the mother did. ~Jewish Proverb This old Jewish proverb of unknown origins should likely be amended in light of some newly published research out of Temple University Fox Sc…

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Parent Traps

The other morning, I was invited to one of those indoor gym facilities that cater to hyperactive toddlers and stir-crazy parents. There is a loose sort of structure to the gymnastic mayhem, but donít …

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