Commodities are often represented to consumers based on corporate promises of social responsibility. But with little evidence of positive impact on the ground for workers, is ethical consumption really a move in the right direction? For many, everyday interactions with the economy are most tangible in the form of consumption. Whenever we buy anything – from food, to bus tickets, to holidays – we are implicated in, and productive of, the distributional mechanisms that shape the lives of people locally and across the world.

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