The future of back-to-school shopping: bulletproof backpacks and Tasers in lunch boxes

By Talib Visram, Fast Company You certainly wouldn’t be the object of derision if you sauntered into the Starrett-LeHigh exhibition space in Manhattan and thought it was an authentic outlet for some back-to-school shopping. After all, the sign on the door says exactly that. You’ll  find backpacks, T-shirts, and lunch boxes—but with a disturbing twist. There are bulletproof backpacks, printed with cute Pokémon and Super Mario designs. The graphic tees read “Make America Safe Again.” And if you open one of the Captain America lunc [...]

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