"What happens when you learn to read between the lines of some [fair trade] labels and find their claims don’t stand up?"
As consumers, we are constantly faced with choices. But many of us are also busy. We don’t have time to investigate where every ingredient in a face cream comes from, or which coffee farms treat their workers fairly. We can’t all be experts on how long it takes to tool leather, or even where in the world certain countries are located. So especially as conscientious consumers, who care about where our money is...
August 9th is a day for the international community to rally behind the UN's Declaration of the rights of Indigenous Peoples. While every human being deserves dignity and equal treatment every day, let us today commit ourselves to better understanding the specific ways in which native peoples have been disproportionately affected by colonization and discrimination, in order to find ways both close to and far from home to get involved in ending the discrimination the world's indigenous peoples face on a daily basis.
Vanessa from the blog Wander Onwards took our Ixkanul messenger bag with her as she worked as a digital nomad from some pretty amazing corners of the world and then wrote about how her Utz Threads messenger helped her live her best digital nomad life. Here's the result.