November 2011

This may seem cowardly, but I’m going to start with a disclaimer. What follows is meant to provoke, and perhaps challenge – not to say “this is how it is”, but rather “maybe this is partly how it is”.
The challenges to face in Forced labor: big brands are involved in commercially lucrative slavery relations. SPEAK Network Brazil launches a campaign against forced labor in São Paulo.
We had a great time at the Cabaret Showcase in Manchester!
Philip Powell, from the UK Campaigns Team, attended the annual festival of Time to Turn. Time to Turn is a similar network to Speak, based in the Netherlands. This is his report from the event.