August 2018 – 2



Business of Fashion

Whatever: How Fashion Lost Its Meaning

Eugene Rabkin, 8/8/18

‘Fashion has entered a state of pure postmodernism where anything goes and nothing means anything anymore, argues Eugene Rabkin.’

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The Business of Fashion

Fashion’s Fur-Free Future

PJ Smith, 11/8/18

Today’s consumers want to align their values with their wardrobes like never before and fashion companies are taking notice, argues PJ Smith.

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How a multibillion dollar ‘poison’ was sold to us for 40 yrs

Cat Woods, 6/8/18

‘‘The Sugar Conspiracy’ explores the devastating health consequences of the sugar industry’s vast influence…’

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France shocked by video of woman being slapped amid crackdown on sexual harassment


‘A video of a woman being struck in the face by a stranger outside a Paris cafe has sparked nationwide outrage in France amid a government crackdown on sexual harassment.’

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Woman slapped by harasser says new French law falls short

Nicolas Garriga, 2/8/18

‘A 22-year-old woman who is becoming a symbol of sexual harassment on France’s streets said Thursday that a new law banning offensive comments and behavior isn’t enough to stop them.’

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The Guardian

Hunt for South Korea feminist sparks backlash against ‘sexist’ police

Benjamin Haas, 10/8/18

Activists say search for website editor who posted photos of men without their consent is hypocritical and ignores similar activities by men

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Man Repeller

My First Week Away From My Daughters Was Delightful and Then TerribleLeandra Medine, 8/8/18

‘I am going to Italy for one week. I will be staying on a boat. I have not been away from my daughters for longer than 48 hours since they have been born, since I have gotten pregnant, really, and, in a twisted turn of a sentence, I am excited.’

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Emma Batchelor

Emma Batchelor

As well as a near obsessive interest in fashion, Emma is a former scientist, occasional contemporary dancer, avid reader and self-confessed cat lady (she has three). Emma lived in Leiden in the Netherlands as a baby and Leiden ought to have been her middle name had her mother thought of it at the time and not chosen Louise instead.

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