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International Forum on Globalization
An alliance of activists, scholars, economists, researchers and writers formed to stimulate new thinking, joint activity and public education in response to economic globalization.
Zatoun is an NGO which brings fair trade olive oil from occupied Palestine. It highlights the plight of Palestinian farmers and the destruction of their livelihood. Olive oil is a basic food which reminds us of our common humanity...
Hundreds of engineering students to 'freeze' in Toronto to advance fair trade
Engineers without Borders
Hundreds of socially-active engineering students from across Canada, including the University of Waterloo, will raise public awareness about the fair trade movement at a special event in downtown
Sources welcomes Michael Riordon
Sources welcomes a new member: Michael Riordon. Canadian writer and documentary-maker Michael Riordon writes/directs/produces books and articles, audio, video and film documentaries, plays for radio a...
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US and European growers receive government subsidies while farmers in Mali struggle to survive on 300$ a year
Inequity in the global tradiing system of cotton means that farmers in West Africa struggle to survive. International prices have been driven down by subsidies and disproportionately disadvantage the ...
An organized social movement and market-based approach that aims to help producers in developing countries and promote sustainability.
Fair Trade gold mining in the highlands of Peru
Crabtree, John; Condor-Vidal, Judith
Most gold mining in Peru causes serious environmental damage, but there is one exception - a Fair Trade certified mine close to the world-famous Nazca Lines. Now it's up to us to demand Fair Trade gol...
Sharing as our common cause
Share The World's Resources
A call for sharing underpins many existing initiatives for social justice, environmental stewardship, true democracy and global peace. On this basis, STWR argues that sharing should be more widely pro...
Solar heat - transforming rural enterprises around the tropics
Solar energy is not just about electricity. It's also about heat - and three innovative projects highlighted by the Ashden Awards are showing how solar heat can dramatically reduce the carbon footprin...
Our Way to Fight
Peace-work under siege in Israel-Palestine
Documents the lives and work of grassroots peace activists, Israelis and Palestinians fighting for justice and human rights on both sides of the wall. The book also explore events that stirred people ...
New Internationalist reports on issues of world poverty and inequality. We focus attention on the unjust relationship between the powerful and the powerless worldwide in the fight for global justice.
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