Everybody gets giddy as the calendar creeps toward November. The scary costumes, the jack-o-lanterns… what’s not to love about Halloween? As you’re stocking up to satisfy the neighborhood ghouls, remember that candy is dandy and ethical is preferable. The sweetest treats are those made by companies that treat their workers fairly and give them a…

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Who knew the first week of October was so jam-packed? We’ve got the change of seasons, Oktoberfest, Major League Baseball playoffs, wall-to-wall football, the Jewish New Year and even the impeachment proceedings, which requires all manner of fortification no matter which side of the aisle you prefer. And then there’s the immensely popular National Vodka…

Oktoberfest is here, starting Saturday and continuing through Oct. 6. With two weeks of celebration, it wouldn’t be the “wurst” idea in the world to stock up on supplies for the next couple of weeks. Between salty snacks, brats and biers, your ‘fest will become a veritable feast, particularly if you use the products below…

The wait is over. Football season, with all its intrigue, triumph and heartbreak, is back. That means parties will be thrown, jerseys will be worn and beer will be consumed in great amounts. The choices of brews available in your local supermarket or liquor store could practically stretch the length of a football field, but…

The kids are back in school and the kickoff to the NFL and college football seasons is right around the corner, which means that summer is on the way out. With the three-day Labor Day Weekend coming up, we can’t think of a better occasion to fire up the barbecue one last time. The items…

The summer is flying by and before you know it, the young ones will be heading back to class. Make sure their backpacks are properly stocked with the supplies and drinks they will need to get through the school day. The items listed below are made by ethical employers who treat their workers fairly and…

Summer is traditionally the time to bask in the sun. But in case you hadn’t noticed, it can get awfully hot out there! For a change of pace and with five great cities to explore, here are a few indoor options to help you beat the heat. These attractions are staffed by ethical employers who…

Ah, summer! You may not have realized it, but July is National Grilling Month, National Picnic Month and National Hot Dog Month. Which means this weekend is the perfect occasion to toss some weenies on the grill or have yourself a picnic. When you hit the outdoors for summer food-related fun, choose the products below…

Face it, Americans in 2019 have it a lot easier than we did in 1776. Running water. Modern medicine. Video streaming. In honor of Independence Day, here’s a list of “revolutionary” brands and products that are made by companies that treat their workers fairly. All-American? You bet. These were game-changers, and we wouldn’t want to…

It’s a well-established fact that dads love tools. Although he should get the day off from doing any actual work on Father’s Day, the Dad (or Dads) in your life will appreciate the gift of a gadget. The tools on the list below are made by ethical companies that treat workers fairly and give them…

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