For hundreds of years the majority of public opinion is that 'Mona Lisa' is Lisa Gherardini, the wife of a silk merchant from Florence. New findings question that conclusion.
The chatter of needles and a thousand workers animate a factory.
Despite the siren logo on their property, some Colombian coffee farmers receive no benefit from Starbucks' sustainability program.
Solo was virtually a slave on a cocoa farm that supplies US chocolate producers.
Sixty percent of US apple juice comes from China, where they don't drink apple juice.
After the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse in Bangladesh, food and clothing labels have become a point of debate. A look at the faraway lives where opportunity and exploitation blur.
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