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Fusebox Festival: Sewn on the Street
Sweatshop invites discussion of fast vs. slow garment manufacturing
"...in the same amount of time as the average sweatshop worker? Find out at the Fusebox Festival's Machine Shop..."

April 15, 2014 Design Post by Anne Harris

The Mangler
"...a horribly scarred, paraplegic maniac intent on working his sweatshop employees to death, literally. Ted Levine (best known as..."

March 10, 1995 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

The Hightower Report
SweatFree Communities; and Big-Spending George
"...county governments, getting them to reject products made with sweatshop labor. We often forget that the biggest consumer in..."

Nov. 30, 2007 News Column by Jim Hightower

Naked City
"...jumpers to police officers' blues – are made with sweatshop-free labor. The Make Austin SweatFree campaign, a proponent of..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature

The Hightower Report
Bad Bosses; and a Bill to Ban Sweatshop Labor
"...them – call Working America: 202/637-5137.A BILL TO BAN SWEATSHOP LABOR The mantra of the global corporate establishment is..."

Aug. 25, 2006 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
The Bush budget and children's welfare, Pete Domenici and nuclear power & Jonah Goldberg on the joys of sweatshops
"...group, Safe Energy Communication Council at 202/483-8491.Three Cheers for Sweatshops! Time for another Gooberhead Award, presented periodically to some..."

April 6, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Report
Sweatshop Crucifixes; and the E. Coli Loophole
"...SWEATSHOP CRUCIFIXES..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Nike can't tell a lie; and useless crap we don't need.
"...the charges that it was a global abuser of sweatshop labor...."

Aug. 1, 2003 News Column by Jim Hightower

The Hightower Lowdown
Bush's 'Real, Live Americans'; Nike's 'Freedom to Choose'
"...resubmitted his word choice to Nike. The word was "sweatshop." He politely pointed out the word is not a..."

March 9, 2001 News Column by Jim Hightower

Made in Bangladesh
Workers' rights under siege in this feminist Asian drama
"...with a rigid patriarchy and the grim rigors of sweatshop capitalism facing the women workers of an unnamed garment..."

Sept. 4, 2020 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Greed
Winterbottom and Coogan reunite to lampoon billionaires but the one-percenters won't flinch
"...built on tax scams, cutthroat business deals, and foreign sweatshop labor. His personal history is presented in pop-newsreel fashion..."

March 6, 2020 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Child's Play
Everyone's favorite homicidal doll is back
"...sequence in which a disgruntled employee in a Vietnamese sweatshop turns off his safety protocols. By the time he..."

June 28, 2019 Movie Review by Richard Whittaker

The Good Eye: Where Everybody Sews Your Name
Leslie Bonnell’s Stitch Lab insists that you are not a number
"...Every time a sweatshop collapses in Bangladesh, we are reminded of the impact..."

May 30, 2014 Column by Amy Gentry

I Am
Tom Shadyac, the director of Ace Ventura: Pet Detective has found spirituality and now wants to fix the world's problems.
"...a word-association montage (hey, it's a shopping mall! A sweatshop! A private jet! A palace! The cover of Stuff..."

April 22, 2011 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

After a Fashion
It's the SoCo Social Club, 10 years after
"...time for me to transform myself from a greasy sweatshop worker into the fashion diva that Gail's guests would..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Column by Stephen MacMillan Moser

Fair Squared
The Women and Fair Trade fair makes its annual trek to Austin
"...or your kid doesn't have to work in a sweatshop: priceless...."

Nov. 20, 2009 News Feature by Belinda Acosta

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...James BankstonChinese Sweatshops EvilDear Editor,..."

Dec. 15, 2006 Column

The Hightower Report
How Glamorous is Child Labor?; and A Sweet Fix
"...at all hip about Harvest Rich – it's a sweatshop that uses child labor. In a new investigative report,..."

Dec. 8, 2006 News Column by Jim Hightower

Chinese Sweatshops Evil
"...don't think people really understand how ungodly evil Chinese sweatshop production is. It isn't just a matter of low..."

Dec. 6, 2006 Postmarks

The Hightower Report
Monsanto goes on the attack; and giving thanks for American progressivism.
"...initiatives; students on more than 50 campuses have outlawed sweatshop goods from Nike and others; nearly 200 towns have..."

Nov. 28, 2003 News Column by Jim Hightower

TV Eye
As a breakout film for Kathie Lee, E! Entertainment's original movie Spinning Out of Control misses the mark. Also, the upcoming Independent Spirit Awards and Oscar-related programs.
"...ratings, how her line of clothing was made by sweatshop labor (and her ignorance of what a sweatshop is),..."

March 16, 2001 Screens Column by Belinda Acosta

Set Me Free
"...(Bussières) who supports the family by sewing in a sweatshop all day while typing her husband's manuscripts at night...."

May 5, 2000 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Where the Heart is
"...hard to see the point. Bargain prices on Asian sweatshop-manufactured tennis clogs just don't have the can-do spirit the..."

April 28, 2000 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

East of Hope Street
"...Job-like journey. Her travails are compounded when the illegal sweatshop in which she works is raided. Escaping the INS..."

Aug. 27, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Naked City
Off the Desk:
"...southwest Austin last Sunday to draw attention to the sweatshop conditions they say still exist in thousands of overseas..."

Dec. 18, 1998 News Feature

Nurses vs. Admin
"...are getting fucked. Not just here in the Music Sweatshop Capital, but all across the country, by hospital administrators..."

May 20, 2020 Postmarks

Kambui Olujimi Speaks Art to Power in "Zulu Time"
This Brooklyn artist’s solo exhibition at the Blanton shows how those in power make sure the world runs on their watch
"...power. The prison-industrial complex, privatization of prisons, sex trafficking, sweatshop work – not to mention those just trying to..."

March 15, 2019 Arts Feature by Barbara Purcell

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
Live reviews of Big Bill, Protextor, Black Fret Ball, and Margaret Moser’s memorial concert
"...stayed busier than an elf in a North Pole sweatshop and here are the reviews to prove it. Big..."

Dec. 15, 2017 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

Here Comes the Pride
Initiating Austin's big week of gay in style
"...the quips, how could it not be? Join a sweatshop full of Project Runway designers, including fashion prodigy Tieler..."

Aug. 10, 2015 Qmmunity Post by Blake McCoy

'Daily Show & Friends'
Only in Austin: Live comedy from the satirical news show's ex-exec producer and two correspondents
"..."Deranged Millionaire": the unscrupulous "HodgeCo" tycoon who owns a sweatshop that, in addition to manufacturing shirtwaists and circumventing damnable..."

Nov. 8, 2013 Arts Feature by Russ Espinoza

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