AC Radio Episode 10 – The Fashion Industry under Capitalism

In this episode of the podcast, Tansy E Hoskins discusses her book "Stitched Up: The Anti-Capitalist Book of Fashion", with Rowan Fortune, offering insights into the negative impact of the modern fashion industry on workers, consumers, and the environment, while providing a vision for a more sustainable future. Actress Emma Watson praises the book as a call for revolution, and the episode also highlights an upcoming event to commemorate the Rana Plaza factory collapse.


Tansy Hoskins talks about her book Stitched Up: The Anti-Capitalist Book of Fashion and how the modern fashion industry affects workers, consumers and the environment. She also points to a vision of how things might be different and why clothing, fashion and the way we feel about how we look matters. Actress Emma Watson said about the book “Makes a strong case for nothing less than a revolution”. We also encourage you to join an event to mark the tenth anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Savar, Bangladesh. Sunday 23rd April.

View on Zencastr

Art Book Review Books Capitalism China Climate Emergency Conservative Government Conservative Party COVID-19 Creeping Fascism Economics EcoSocialism Elections Europe Event Video Far-Right Fascism Film Film Review France Gaza Global Police State History Imperialism Israel Italy Keir Starmer Labour Party London Long Read Marxism Marxist Theory Migrants NATO Palestine pandemic Protest Russia Solidarity Statement Trade Unionism Trans*Mission Ukraine United States of America War

Rowan Fortune authored Writing Nowhere; edited the anthology of utopian short fiction Citizens of Nowhere; and contributed to the collaborative book System Crash. It writes on utopian imagination, revolutionary theory and trans* liberation.

Join the discussion