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.

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.

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