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Is it curtains for Fair Trade?

With corporates swarming all over the trade justice brand, David Ransom says Fair Trade must stick to its founding ideals or throw in the towel.…

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Of friend and foe

Sustained by support from the outside, Brandon Astor Jones faces enemies daily within the prison walls.…

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Can Dutch drug policy be an example for Britain?

Charlotte Sexauer looks at how local communities in the Netherlands are leading drug policy reform.…

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You can’t replace a forest

Calling a plantation a ‘forest’ is like branding a big swimming pool a ‘lake’ says Friends of the Earth’s Isaac Rojas.…

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Corporate profit trumps common sense in Brazil

Anne Petermann on why newly approved GMO trees are bad news – and illegal.…

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Rubber barons are robbing Cambodia and Laos

A new report from Global Witness reveals the links between Vietnamese land-grabbing companies and Western financial institutions.…

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Food should be used to fill people, not cars

MEPs ignore voters and the world’s poor in biofuels vote, as Lucy Hurn explains.…

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Slavery still widespread in Mauritania

Shortly after modern-day slave masters are sent to prison in the UK, Iris Gonzales reminds us the practice is still alive in parts of Africa.…

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EU ups its tropical forest-related aid

On the face of it, this is good news, says Saskia Ozinga – but only if local communities have a say in how the money is spent.…

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Prisons in Georgia are plantations

The old master and slave mentality is alive and kicking, writes Brandon Astor Jones.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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