1 October 2005
Jo Littler interviews Reverend Billy and Savatri D about the politics of anti-consumerism
Doing it for the kiddies
1 April 2005
I've just been sent £256 from Gordon Brown's Child Trust Fund (CTF) to invest for my nine-month-old daughter's future, but I don't have a clue what to do with it. I understand I can either invest it in stocks and shares or a bank or building society account. Is there an ethical option?
Yours, Sleepless in E9
Every Lidl hurts
1 March 2005
The super-low prices of Lidl, Europe's answer to Wal-Mart come at a cost: the rights, wages and dignity of the company's workforce. Chris Leach reports
1 September 2004
Mark Barnsley reports on the high-street hardware store growing fat on the profits of prison slavery
The self-indulgence of bourgeois consumer boycotts
1 August 2004
In between my bizarre double-life as a financial adviser and Marxist guerrilla, I regularly go jogging and clubbing. Such a lifestyle makes a decent pair of trainers essential. How can I protect my little pinkies in trendy, reliable footwear without wearing expensive branded shoes stitched together by mainly Third-World women or child workers for a few pence a day?
Dancing Queen, Leeds