Army Rangers, Boot Factories, Employment vs. Radicalism, Ethical Entrepreneurship - Part 1

Posted on: Wednesday, November 25, 2015

We talk with Matthew Griffin from COMBAT Flip Flops About his journey from Army Ranger to ethical entrepreneur. In part one, we’ll discuss: Griff deploying to Afghanistan in 2003 Sleeping on the floor a makeshift school, living among the citizens Seeing that the average afghan welcomed the US, but they had no choice but to grow opium for the Taliban as a way to feed their families How radicalism can thrive when there’s no way to earn a living How Combat flip flops came to be, from inspiration to execution Negotiating terms and organizing logistics, sight unseen from around the world.