David Dietz
David Dietz

Why It's Time for a Fashion Revolution

One year ago today more than 1,000 garment workers needlessly lost their lives so we could have $10 t-shirts. It's time to demand more from the fashion industry.

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This Video Sums Up the Powerful New Business Model Millennial Entrepreneurs Are Creating

To whom much is given, much is expected .... Faced with so many environmental and social problems, millennial entrepreneurs should use business to help create a social good.

Flash Mob Fashion Show Hits Streets Of Manhattan to Kick Off NYC Fashion Week 2013

This fashion company will stage the first ever flash fashion show to kick off New York Fashion Week.

8 Easy Steps to Make Fashion Smarter and More Sustainable

Welcome to the future of fashion.
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There is Only One Thing That Will Stabilize Egypt — Economics

In Egypt, the army is the devil and the ultraconservatives are his associates. The leaders of the Tamarod movement partnered with them once, but should now focus on improving the economy instead.

Mohammed Morsi is Awful — But If You Like Democracy, You Must Stand With Him

Liberals might hate the Brotherhood but you can't be a democrat and support a military coup. It just doesn't work that way. Replacing Morsi is great in the short term but it sets a bad precedent.

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World Cup 2014: FIFA's Greed Is Partly to Blame For the Protests in Brazil

As the anticipation builds for the World Cup, so too does the anxiety amongst Brazilians that FIFA and corrupt government officials will profit at their expense.
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Taksim Park Protest: Next Up On the Turks' Hierarchy Of Needs — Freedom

"Do you hear the people sing, singing the song of angry men?" Until Prime Minister Erdogan wakes up and listens to the needs of his people, Turkey will slide towards greater conflict.
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Bashar Al-Assad: A No-Fly Zone Is the Only Way to Stop Assad

The US response to the Syrian civil war has been a complete failure that has not only deepend the conflict inside Syria's borders but has dragged the whole region down with it.
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Bangladesh Factory Collapse: We Need to Demand Ethical Labor in the Fashion Industry

Factory fires and collapsed buildings can be prevented. We as consumers must vote with our wallets and demand that fast fashion retailers commit to ethical labor.
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How I Went From the Arab Spring to the Spring Collection

The last year has been a journey for me, from covering revolutions in the Middle East to going to the front lines of fashion.

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Egypt Presidential Election Results: Muslim Brotherhood Win Shows Egyptians Are Fed Up With the Army

For more than a year the Egyptian military tried to persuade the public that they were the protectors of the revolution. Turns out, SCAF has been setting up to steal freedom the whole time.
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Egypt Presidential Election Results: How the U.S. Should Respond to the Muslim Brotherhood Victory

Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi is likely to be declared the winner of Egypt's presidential election on Thursday. America should embrace him for the sake of democracy.
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Egypt Presidential Election Results: Military Power Grab Threatens Democracy

The Egyptian military's power grab on the eve of the presidential vote leaves Egypt in chaos as the likelihood of democracy fades fast.
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Dick Lugar Defeat in Indiana Shows the Dangers of the Tea Party

By pouring millions of dollars into the campaign to defeat the respected Indiana Senator Dick Lugar, the Tea Party once again has proved it is a danger to American politics.
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Egyptian Army Has the Final Say Ahead of Presidential Elections

After SCAF's ruling that 10 candidates be disallowed from the presidential elections next month, it is clear that the Egyptian military still has the final and only say in Egypt.

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April Fool's Day Fun: Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad Announces Immediate Resignation [Satire]

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad has resigned after a 13-month uprising engulfed his country, citing "not wanting to be remembered as a murderous asshole" as principle reason for decision.
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Western Companies Must Stop Doing Business in Syria

It's time for Western companies to take a stand and end their complicity in propping up a corrupt regime and leave Syria until the Al-Assad regime is no longer in power.
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War With Iran a Mistake: America Must Not Buy Into Israel's Warmongering

For over two decades, Benjamin Netanyahu has claimed Iran is just a few years away from acquiring nuclear weapons and while it is inevitable that they eventually will, now is no time for war.
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Why All Americans Are to Blame For High Gas Prices

Until the country wakes up and starts to demand a new sustainable energy policy that will make America the leaders of tomorrow, we should start getting used to paying $5 a gallon.