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Students Against Sweatshops
United Students Against Sweatshops heads a wave of anti-sweatshop organizing that has reached over two hundred American college campuses in the past four years. From the northeast to the southwest, at public and private, large and small universities, their campaigns have wreaked havoc on the corporate campus and ruffled multinational companies whose profits depend on young ...more
Paperback, 130 pages
Published June 17th 2002 by Verso
(first published June 2002)
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This is an excellent report from the inside of the USAS that in being published in 2002 meant that it came after a generation/cohort of student activists had moved through the groups ranks (USAS was formed in 1998 and centred on 4 year institutions). Although dated – don’t rely on it for current information about clothing production, the state of the international movement or the industry – it remains a extremely good insight into the strengths and weaknesses of the group and its organisational ...more