Mel Campbell December 9, 2016 5 Comments
Dress codes are techniques of controlling people by regulating their bodies. And no one knows that better than fascists.
Paddy Manning February 18, 2015 5 Comments
Clothing manufacturer Pacific Brands has posted another set of depressing figures. Can anything save the ailing Aussie icon?
Crikey May 23, 2013 3 Comments
Think Bangladesh is the only country with unsafe labour practices? Garment workers are not safe in so-called "clean" south-east Asian countries either, writes Australian Phnom Penh Post journalist Shane Worrell.
Crikey April 30, 2013 12 Comments
Hundreds of low-paid garment workers are dead after a factory collapse in Bangladesh. It's about time wealthy consumers in Western countries faced up to why their clothes are so cheap, argues Michele O'Neil, national secretary of the Textile, Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia.
Bernard Keane February 7, 2013 29 Comments
Polling has found many people think the cost of living is soaring -- when in fact it's not. Crikey investigates which purchases we're particularly deluded about.