HuffPost | By David Morris | May 20, 2015
About the same time that Obama was standing in Nike's headquarters, the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights issued a report condemning Nike's labor practices.
Mic | By Max Plenke | May 27, 2015
Reports by the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights show how the people who make our phones in China incur surprising physical costs- including numbness, exhaustion and harassment.
The Guardian | By Rose Aguilar | May 08, 2015
Guardian: According to the IGLHR’s report, Nike symbolizes the destructive impacts of trade deals like the TPP. Those $100-$200 Nike shoes you see in stores carry a declared customs value of $5.27 per pair.
Yahoo Politics | By Dylan Stableford | May 08, 2015
Senator Bernie Sanders cites the Institute's report on Vietnam and Trans-Pacific Partnership as he urges President Obama "Just Don't Do It" regarding his visit to Nike headquarters to promote the TPP.
Politico | By Doug Palmer | May 08, 2015
"President’s choice of Nike for pro-trade speech stirs controversy on eve of ‘fast-track’ vote."
Huffington Post | By Dave Jamieson | May 08, 2015
According to Huffington Post, "Obama's scheduled visit to #Nike has trade deal skeptics scratching their heads."
Just Style | By Michelle Russell | April 29, 2015
Sporting giant Nike has been slammed by a human rights organisation for lacking "guts and moral" when it comes to sourcing in Vietnam. The damning report by the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights, likens Nike to "the canary in the coal mine"...
HBO Last Week Tonight with John Oliver | May 01, 2015
On April 26, HBO Last Week Tonight with John Oliver aired a terrific segment on fashion brands profiteering from sweatshop production, using Institute cases as examples.
MSNBC The Ed Show | March 13, 2015
Nike encourages employees to support the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. See what Charles Kernaghan and Rep. Jan Schakowsky say about it.
National Catholic Reporter | By Tony Magliano | January 05, 2015
Please email and call (Capitol switchboard: 202-224-3121) your two U.S. senators and House representative and urge them to reintroduce and actively support the "Decent Working Conditions and Fair Competition Act."
The AFL-CIO, USW union and scores of labor activists, community, fair trade, environmental and women’s rights groups are going all out to block the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Call this hotline to connect to your Senator: 1-855-790-8815
Nike is truly the canary in the coal mine, pointing us to what unfettered “free trade” looks like, and what the world will look like under the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
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