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Gustavo Esteva, the man who invented 'No Corn, No Country'

Gustava Esteva, one of Mexico's most distinguished economists andsenior civil servants during the 1970s, gave it all up to live thesimple life of a traditional peasant on three acres of land in thevillage of San Pablo Etla in Oaxaca, a province of mostly Indigenouspeoples in southern Mexico. From this perch on the world, which hecalls Mexico profundo, Esteva became one of the leading prophets ofthe developing Zapatista movement, later serving as their advisor innegotiations with the Mexican…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The No-Nonsense Guide to Fair Trade

The really quite extraordinary growth of fair trade has not, of course, come without pain. To my mind, it works best as a clear contradiction of the principles (such as they are) of free-market corporate globalization..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Zapatistas threatened

We have received an urgent appeal from the Zapatistas in La Garrucha, Chiapas, Mexico's southernmost state. It reached us via latinlasnet in Australia, where more information and contacts can be found. Since their uprising on 1 January 1994, the Zapatistas have beenunder constant threat of from military and paramilitary forces.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Mindset: justice

Giedre Steikunaite reflects on 6 Billion Ways – a day of discussions, music, workshops and inspiration for action on local and global justice issues.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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An (illegal) trade in arms

Andrew Smith and Kirk Jackson shine a light on German arms manufacturer shady dealings.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Another New Year is Possible

David Ransom knows of no better way to celebrate New Year than as the anniversary of the Zapatista insurgency in Chiapas, Mexico, in 1994.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Knocking Trump’s ego down to size

Mexicans have found the perfect way to show Donald what they think of him.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Knocking Trump’s ego down to size

Mexicans have found the perfect way to show Donald what they think of him.…

  • Mon Jun 13 06:53:00 2016
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David Ransom

David Ransom joined New Internationalist in 1989 and wrote on a range of issues, from green justice to the current financial crisis, before he retired in 2009. .…

  • Sat Mar 25 15:58:44 2017
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Arise!

Tales from the indigenous fight-back around the world.…

  • Tue Apr 1 22:24:00 2008
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