One of the most powerful roles we play in society is that of consumer. We often don’t realize how much power we have as purchasers in a global economy. So please, this holiday, purchase Fair Trade items whenever you can, buy recycled items and antique jewelry, and maybe tell your local jeweler that you’d like to know where the precious goods are coming from. If we all decide to be mindful consumers, we really can change the world.
From NBC’s Rock Center
Fair Trade activists fight for responsibly mined gold
via The Huffington Post
The sad truth about the fight against blood diamonds