There's nothing wrong with a little retail therapy when you're down. Or is there? Sure, you can drop some cash on the latest fashion trend or pick up some new things for around the house, and afterward you might feel a little better — especially since you went to a bargain store! But what if by blowing off steam, you're possibly contributing to a much worse problem than whatever is upsetting you to begin with? Do you truly know where those goods come from? Are you certain that they are made by adults working in safe conditions for a fair wage? The short answer to those last two questions is likely "no." So, what to do? At the very least, you can educate yourself about the environmental and human costs of... More >>>