Thailand Will Soon Face Snowfall, Says Rumours

Many areas in China face heavy snowfall and rapidly dropping temperatures which began in early November. In addition to falling a month earlier than usual, the snow is heavier and is predicted to last three weeks longer than in past years. Breaking local records, the snow reached a depth of 53 centimeters in Inner Mongolia,…

The True Cost of Our Cheap Clothing: A Double-Edged Sword

As the fourth within the series “The True Cost of Our Cheap Clothing”, which exposes the exploitative world of the fast fashion industry within Thailand, this article explores and challenges the emerging trend of thrift shopping. Fast fashion leaves a scar on the environment, both before and after consumption. Although the environmental impacts of the…

The True Cost of Our Cheap Clothing: Modern Slavery

This article is the third within the series “The True Cost of Our Cheap Clothing”, which explores the exploitative world of the fast fashion industry within our very home: Thailand. This article touches on the antagonistic history between Thailand and Myanmar, and elucidates the institutionalized xenophobia and discrimination against migrant workers through displaying Thailand’s current…

The True Cost of Our Cheap Clothing: A Feminist Issue

This article is the second in the series “The True Cost of Our Cheap Clothing”, which explores the exploitative world of the fast fashion industry within our very home: Thailand. Uncovering why fast fashion is a feminist issue, the topics of gender inequality, occupational segregation, and gender pay gap are explored within this article, all…

The True Cost of Our Cheap Clothing: Rise in Waste

This article is the first of many within the series “The True Cost of Our Cheap Clothing”, which explores the exploitative world of the fast fashion industry within our very home: Thailand. This article will discuss the close relationship between the Thai population and fast fashion, as well as explore the connection between the Thai…