Category: Economics

  • Efficient, Cheap, and Soulless: The Global Afterlife of Capitalism

    Donating to the problem   In an NPR story this morning, The Global Afterlife of Your Donated Clothes, we learn yet more about the dark side of our cultural addiction to cheapness.  Some 80% of donated clothes ends up in the hands of the textile recycling industry, which simply puts those materials back into the […]