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When it comes to paying low-wage laborers, fast fashion is taking it slow

Number Crunch logo next to the text “$22 Billion: Amount that clothing brands owe their supplier factories. Source: Workers Rights Consortium” and above silhouette illustrations of workers at sewing stations.
Number Crunch logo next to the text “$22 Billion: Amount that clothing brands owe their supplier factories. Source: Workers Rights Consortium” and above silhouette illustrations of workers at sewing stations.



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Illustrations: Shira Inbar

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Illustration: Nick Sheeran

Instead of trying to colonize space, Jeff Bezos could reward workers on the pandemic’s front lines


People add more to a business than their salary expense. What if the books reflected that?

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How Michael E. Porter’s seminal model can help us plan for the future of work

Figurines standing on stack of coins
Figurines standing on stack of coins
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