Monthly Archives: June 2010

Not Just a Trademark — But Also a Commitment to Worker Safety

As Chief Intellectual Property Counsel at Levi Strauss & Co., it’s my job to protect our brands from… /

The Donate Movement Matters

For every single article of clothing donated to Goodwill, consumers have another 30 articles that are ready for…

This Day in (Denim) History

June 26, 1847 was a momentous day in the history of blue jeans. Why? Because it’s the day…

Braddock, PA 15104

When you Google “Braddock, Pennsylvania,” the search results feature terms like “distressed municipality,” “boarded-up storefronts,” and “high unemployment.”…

Modern Living … For Sale on eBay

They say you can find anything for sale on eBay. How about a healthy, sustainable home? This week,…

I Got the Music in Me

Music is, arguably, the art form that inspires more people than any other. From babies who start bouncing…

Government-approved Child Labor

My 9-year-old son’s list of daily tasks is pretty brief. Make your bed. Feed the dog. Do your…

The Coolest Kid on the Block

When I was growing up in San Francisco’s Mission district, the coolest kid on the block was this… /