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Breaking the system designed to keep tea workers poor

Sabita Banerji reports on the challenge of securing labour rights for plantation workers in India. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Spaniel vision

Early this morning I cycled into the nearby town to buy the dailynewspaper. The place might well be described as unpretentious; an oldchurch, the remnants of a village, a railway station, surrounded byfeatureless 20th century suburban sprawl. But is has a Town Council, aleisure centre (including a swimming pool, where the showers, I’m told,can come in quite handy) and, on the signs around its ill-definedperimeter, the words: ‘A Fairtrade Town’.…

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The first casualty: the fair green banana?

There was an audible sigh of relief on primetime morning radio a coupleof days ago. Someone from the commentariat was predicting the demisefair trade, organics and all that, as the financial crisis migrates tothe 'real economy' in Britain.…

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Kit Kat and brickbats

Nestlé gets another Fairtrade endorsement.…

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South Island Kids Expo - Destination World

An interactive journey around the world.…

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Have your say... on the future of fair trade

Fair trade business is booming across the Western world, which can onlybe good news for the millions of poor farmers struggling to survive inthe face of collapsing commodity prices and ruthless multinationals,right? Maybe, but as fair trade goes mainstream, formerly-cleardistinctions about who really benefits are getting blurry.…

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Bretton Woods II (part 2): free, foul or fair - what's to be done about trade?

In the run-up to the 'Bretton Woods II' G20 conference in Washington, it's clear that 'free' is to trade what 'deregulation' is to finance.…

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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..…

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Chocolate

This program's full of tasty treats. It's all about chocolate. Luscious and lovely, it's a product that's starting to light up the fair trade lists.…

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Dreaming of a Fair Trade Christmas

This week, as the holiday shopping season gets into full swing, we examine some of the impacts our consumption patterns have on people and planet. We take a look at some of the food we eat, the clothes we wear and what gadgets we use and ask whether 'ethical shopping' is a way out of the quagmire. Today's co-host is New Internationalist co-editor Jess Worth who's done some research into the ethical shopping sector and has found that all is not as simple as it seems at first glance.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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