Samie Brosseau

“My worst day as a free soul is far better than my best day in captivity.” Samie Brosseau runs Liberation Point, a charitable organization that helps people who come out of cults integrate into society: Here are the links to articles and videos about Samantha  (Samie) Brosseau, from more recent to older June 2018: A&E…

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The Yellow Deli Twelve Tribes Communists

Source:  Nehemiah’s Wall Posted on June 27, 2018    In this episode of Hebrew Voices, The Yellow Deli ‘Twelve Tribes’ Communists, I sat down with two members of a Tennessee commune who keep the Sabbath, feasts, and eat “Biblically clean”. As I enjoyed a delicious cup of their coffee, we discuss replacement theology, the verses…

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Green Beauty Manufacturer Investigated for Using Child Labor

Source: Well insiders Amy Flyntz June 25, 2018 For many green beauty brands, a retail launch means initially putting forth products that have been formulated by the founder’s own hands. As the brand grows, manufacturing may be outsourced, making transparency and accountability further removed and murkier to navigate. This appears to be the case for…

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Letter to Twelve Tribes members

I have a letter for you and I hope you read it all the way to the end…. I first wrote this 12 years ago while I was in Meadow Haven with Bob and Judy Pardon as a resident in the only long term residential exit counseling program for cult victims in the world. http://meadowhaven.org/…

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Year after eviction attempt, Boulder’s Yellow Deli faces steep utility hike

Source: Daily camera Building’s HOA says restaurant not paying its share of fees By Shay CastleStaff Writer Posted:   06/11/2018 06:58:10 PM MDT Updated:   06/12/2018 01:41:24 PM MDT Chazaq Farnsworth makes a sandwich for a customer at the Yellow Deli on Pearl Street in downtown Boulder on Monday. (Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer) One…

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Twelve Tribes community pushes back against labor violation accusations

Source: WNYT News Channel 13 June 06, 2018 04:29 PM CAMBRIDGE – The Twelve Tribes community in Cambridge is pushing back against labor violations state investigators say they found involving minors. NewsChannel 13 went back to the commune Wednesday. Members say there weren’t 12 people, let alone 12 children at the Common Sense Packaging Facility…

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State finds ‘multiple’ child labor law violations at Twelve Tribes Farm

Source: TimesUnion Inside Edition first exposed potential child workers at Cambridge cosmetics factory By Larry Rulison Updated 7:23 am, Wednesday, June 6, 2018 CAMBRIDGE — The state Labor Department found multiple violations of state child labor laws at the Common Sense Farm in Washington County after visiting the Twelve Tribes commune on Monday following an “Inside…

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Investigators find child labor violations by commune

Source: Associated Press Fox News CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. –  State investigators have found child labor law violations involving 12 minors working at a cosmetics packaging shop run by a New York religious community and are expanding their probe to eight other sites affiliated with the group, officials said Tuesday. State labor department investigators visited the Twelve…

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Brands, Retailers And Influencers React To Alleged Labor Law Violations At An Organic Personal Care Factory

Source: Beauty Independent June 5, 2018 Brand Report Rachel Brown Claire McCormack Amanda West Reade Despite increasing demand for transparency, there remains a veil of secrecy separating beauty consumers from the factories making the beauty products they purchase. When that veil is lifted, the picture can be unsettling as Inside Edition reporting last Friday exposing…

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