A new report says farmers and workers who grow coffee beans from South America and Asia are slipping into dire poverty while U.S coffee giants grow rich off their labor. Two fair-trade campaigns hope to reverse the trend.
The University of Missouri, Kansas City, watched $100,000 in funding disappear when the religious right went after Professor Harris Mirkin. Here, the man labeled as the "pedophilia scholar" clears up the misconceptions.
What does email, viral marketing, nailing Nike on sweatshop labor and a Web site for romantic rejections have in common? Jonah Peretti, who talks here about why the Internet is still a subversive medium.