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Catholic Student Group Learns First-Hand at the Factory About Injustices in ‘Fast Fashion’ Industry

The Catholic Ethical Purchasing Alliance (CEPA) held week-long immersions at The Industrial Commons in Morganton, NC in March with John Carroll University, College of the Holy Cross and Fordham University. Over 40 students, faculty, and staff experienced firsthand the innovation of a localized supply chain in the garment industry. Participants learned humanitarian and environmental injustices…
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What Even Is A Worker Cooperative?

There’s a lot of debate as to what makes a worker cooperative and what doesn’t. Cooperatives more broadly are actually more common than you may think, with credit unions and housing co-ops being clear examples. A worker cooperative specifically has some differing definitions country to country. Richard Wolff thinks they can serve as a transition…
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#Striketober and the Great Resignation

By Justin Rodriquez As the month coined as “Striketober” comes to an end, we as students and workers ourselves should be reminded of the immense power that comes with acting collectively. Workers at Nabisco represented by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers’ International Union won higher pay, retirement, and benefits. BCTGM workers at…
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