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Josefina Castillo and Judith Rosenberg : Women and Fair Trade

The Women and Fair Trade festival. Image from the group’s website.Sustaining indigenous traditions:The Women and Fair Trade Festival The people want fair markets, not ‘free trade.’ By Josefina Castillo and Judith Rosenberg / The Rag Blog / November 10, 2011 … finish reading Josefina Castillo and Judith Rosenberg : Women and Fair Trade

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Ted McLaughlin : The ‘Free Market’ Myth and the Suicide of Capitalism

Political cartoon by Carol Simpson / Cartoon Work. The ‘free market’ myth and the suicide of the capitalist system In a capitalist society such as ours the wealth will be redistributed to the richest people unless there are some regulations … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : The ‘Free Market’ Myth and the Suicide of Capitalism

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Colombia and the TLC : Just Who Benefits from ‘Free Trade’?

And we’re not talking “Tender Loving Care” here. Graffiti image from Parades Que Hablan (Talking Walls).Colombia and the TLC:Jobs, deficits, and keeping ‘free trade’ alive The organizations that stand to benefit the most from this trade agreement — U.S. multinational … finish reading Colombia and the TLC : Just Who Benefits from ‘Free Trade’?

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Canadian Mayors: Don’t Get Mad, Get Even

Canadian mayors pass anti-‘Buy American’ resolutionJune 6, 2009 In response to the ‘Buy American’ provisions of the U.S. stimulus package, Canada’s mayors narrowly passed a resolution Saturday that could potentially block U.S. companies from bidding on city contracts. The resolution … finish reading Canadian Mayors: Don’t Get Mad, Get Even

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Improving on Worker Exploitation : Smart Stitch

Ouch !!! What else can we possibly say? New Portable Sewing Machine Lets Sweatshop Employees Work On The Go Source / The Onion Thanks to Diane Stirling-Stevens / The Rag Blog

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The Severe Price of Globalization and Free Trade

Do you wear Hanes underwear?By Buck Batard / November 29, 2008 Before you buy another pair of Hanes underwear, perhaps it would be helpful to learn what 11 year old Halima does in one of the factories that makes Hanes … finish reading The Severe Price of Globalization and Free Trade

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A New Model for Managing International Trade and Development , Part IV

Click here for all the posts in the series. In Development……only one road leads to Rome, Part 4By Sid Eschenbach / The Rag Blog / November 15, 2008 A Proposal for a New Trade and Development Paradigm The WTO GATT … finish reading A New Model for Managing International Trade and Development , Part IV

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A New Model for Managing International Trade and Development , Part III

Click here for all the posts in the series. In Development……only one road leads to Rome, Part 3By Sid Eschenbach / The Rag Blog / November 14, 2008 To Rome… or to Ruin? As a result of the application of … finish reading A New Model for Managing International Trade and Development , Part III

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A New Model for Managing International Trade and Development , Part II

Click here for all the posts in the series. In Development……only one road leads to Rome, Part 2By Sid Eschenbach / The Rag Blog / November 13, 2008 History: How did the rich nations get rich? This is the single … finish reading A New Model for Managing International Trade and Development , Part II

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A New Model for Managing International Trade and Development , Part I

This is the first part of a four-part series describing a new approach to the conundrum of manufacturing outsourcing. Sid Eschenbach is The Rag Blog‘s newest contributor. We welcome his participation in our growing effort. And we hope you, the … finish reading A New Model for Managing International Trade and Development , Part I

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Nothing Fair About the Trade Deals Made with Chequebooks and Lawyers

Rich countries once used gunboats to seize food. Now they use trade dealsBy George Monbiot / August 26, 2008 The world’s hungriest are the losers as an old colonialism returns to govern relations between wealthy and poor nations In his … finish reading Nothing Fair About the Trade Deals Made with Chequebooks and Lawyers

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The Next Decade Will Be All About "Deregulation"

Maybe we all heard it wrong; it’s not the NEW world order – it’s the NAU World Order aka “North American Union”….. Diane Stirling-Stevens / The Rag Blog The North American Union: Democracy Dying in CanadaBy Kevin Parkinson / August … finish reading The Next Decade Will Be All About "Deregulation"

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