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Social Goods | Kanye's Multiracial Casting, Fast Fashion Waste, Bigger Sample Sizes

“Was Kanye West Wrong to Seek to Cast ‘Multiracial Women Only’?” (The Guardian)“The rapper’s casting call for Yeezy Season 4 show is merely an accurate extension of the brand: hip but economically driven.” “Fast Fashion Is Creating an Environmental Crisis“ (Newsweek)“Only 0.1 percent of all clothing collected by charities and take-back programs is recycled into new textile fibre.” “CFDA Strengthens Its Diversity Guidelines in the Days Leading …

Under-Fire Sports Direct Opens the Door After Criticism

LONDON, United Kingdom — Vilified retailer Sports Direct takes another step in its attempted rehabilitation next week when it hosts members of the public and the media at its headquarters in northern England, slated for working conditions akin to a Victorian workhouse. The 450-store sportswear chain, known for discount offers such as mens’ polo shirts priced at £5.50 ($7.33), has been condemned by politicians for …