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Questioning Fair Trade's Legitimacy

Questioning Fair Trade's Legitimacy


Vanessa Elizabeth the witty and funny blogger behind Wander Onwards and self-describes as an "Indian-looking Mexican who speaks Spanish, German and Chinese, and has yet to find a permanent 'home.'" Her world view is informed by her perspective as a second-generation Mexican American who is very aware of the privileges she has because of the sacrifices made by her family members. And what is she doing with her hard-earned US-passport-bearing privilege? Blogging and traveling to "make sustainability 'trendy' and cool in developing nations."

I, Cinthya, connected with her because I identified with her background as a Chicana out to share...


I am my Grandmother’s Wildest Dream: Celebrating Latinx Excellence

I am my Grandmother’s Wildest Dream: Celebrating Latinx Excellence

"My Ixkanul Messenger bag brings attention to the type of community I was raised in and allows me to continue to support those from a similar background as I carry on with my career."

Your Best Digital Nomad Life, Brought to you by Utz Threads

Your Best Digital Nomad Life, Brought to you by Utz Threads

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.

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