In 1992, Ballinger wrote the first expose of Nike’s abusive labor policies for Harper’s and played an instrumental role in getting several dozen NGOs to support the courageous struggle of workers at Nike’s contract factories in Asia. He is a founder of No Sweat.
Jeff Ballinger is a veteran anti-sweatshop campaigner whose writing has been published in Harper’s, NY Daily News, The Wall Street Journal, Dissent, Brown Economic Review and the Los Angeles Times. He is currently on a research fellowship in the political science department of McMaster University, in Hamilton, Ontario.
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