Browsing: Tansy Hoskins
Foot Work – What your shoes are doing to the world
TRANSFORM interviews Tansy Hoskins about her new book: Foot Work – What Your Shoes Are Doing To The World. In Foot Work, you discuss the detrimental effects of the footwear industry on society and our planet. What would you say is the biggest issue in the book? The working title for the book was Foot Work – What Your Shoes Tell You About Globalisation. I wanted to write it because I am interested in the way certain objects tell us a bigger story – in this case shoes perfectly tell us the story of globalisation and out-of-control corporate power. Globalisation has meant…
The vile excess and inequality of the fashion industry: how Philip Green got away with filching £500m
Stamping out human rights and environmental abuses in the fashion business
Slave to Fashion: Q&A with author Safia Minney
It is shocking how little people know about how their clothes are made and the inhumanity of the fashion industry.
How the fashion industry is a stitch up that swindles us all
Tansy Hoskins strips away the apparel trade’s decorative exterior and then dynamites the foundations of the fashion trade.
Is more ‘ethical’ shopping the way to tame corporate greed and the inequalities of capitalism?
Taking the fashion industry as her example, Tansy Hoskins disputes the claim that corporate power can be tamed by consumer spending.
What’s it good for? Almost nothing. The trouble with second-hand clothes
Donating clothes to charity is not as ethically sound as it seems, says Tansy Hoskins.
Why the fashion industry is just an excuse for the rich to exploit the poor
Q&A Tansy Hoskins: author of Stiched Up – the Anti-Capitalist Book of Fashion
Imagine clothing where the restrictions of class, race, and gender don’t apply, says Tansy Hoskins.
Stitched Up by Tansy Hoskins
Once you see the fashion industry through Hoskins’ anti-capitalist lens what lies behind cannot be unseen.