Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: Nike

Nike and Adidas are using kangaroo skin to make sneakers—is that...

Popular shoe manufacturers are contributing to the world’s largest commercial slaughter of land-based wild animals.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, September 4

Day one of Kavanaugh proceedings, 87 elephants found dead due to poaching, environmentalists don't vote in elections, and more.

Nike, Obama, and the Fiasco of the Trans Pacific Partnership

Obama will be delivering his defense of the proposed TPP at the Nike headquarters in Oregon thinking it is a good example of what he is hoping to accomplish. Unfortunately, Nike is not a solution but is, in fact, the very problem with this TPP proposal.

Why Nike Is the Problem, Not the Solution

Nike may be the perfect example of life under TPP, but that is not a future many Americans would choose. Nikes’ workers are not paid enough to buy the shoes they make much less buy U.S. exported goods.

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