Reporter Describes Finding Underage Garment Workers in Bangladesh

The recent series of disasters in Bangladeshi garment factories over the past several years perhaps got its most alarming and high-profile installment last November when a factory fire at Tazreen Fashions Ltd. — a supplier for Wal-Mart — killed 124 workers and left many observers dazed at the casual supply-chain evils… » 10/19/13 12:30pm 10/19/13 12:30pm

Tunisian Minister Warns of Women Going to Syria on a ‘Sex Jihad’

The ongoing civil war in Syria is being felt beyond the Syrian borders. In neighboring countries like Iraq, Syrian fighting can be felt most acutely in the strain of hosting thousands of refugees. In Israel, the threat of a broader conflict transcending Syria’s borders looms large. Syrian conflict, however, isn’t just… » 9/22/13 1:30pm 9/22/13 1:30pm

Exploitative DJ Turns His Poor Dog into a Record-Spinning Puppet

It seems pretty clear from this animal's deflated expression that spinning is pretty low on its list of favorite things to do, maybe right above "be dressed up in sports jerseys by master" and "vacuum cleaner wrestling." The DJ looks to have his fingers firmly in his dog's armpit, so all the poor thing is really… » 2/12/12 3:45pm 2/12/12 3:45pm

Exploiting People, Stereotypes Is Not Exactly Sexy

We received an email from our friend Latoya at Racialicious about the Japanese porn company Natural High's new Naked Continent series (NSFW) that left us speechless. Not because they've somehow managed to come up with new sex acts or something, but because the series is billed as "Charity Porn" (NSFW) — and not… » 12/08/08 5:00pm 12/08/08 5:00pm