Global Trade Justice
Doing right by our global neighbors.
An Appeal to U2: Who is More Rooted?
by Robin Broad, John Cavanaghposted Jul 04, 2011
- Anti-poverty crusaders like Bono call critical attention to what's wrong with the world. But what if we also showed who's doing it right?
posted Jun 07, 2011
- Video: A happy tale of the success of a cacao cooperative in the Dominican Republic.
Exemplary Essay on "Poverty, Global Trade Justice, and the Roots of Terrorism"
by Bradley Stoneposted Jun 01, 2011
- Bradley Stone, a student at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina, read and responded to the YES! Magazine article, "Poverty, Global Trade Justice, and the Roots of Terrorism" by John Perkins. Read Bradley's essay on who he thinks are the real terrorists.
The Story of Refined White Rice
by Robin Broad, John Cavanaghposted Mar 28, 2011
- How a once nutritious grain was transformed into something unhealthy to eat.
The Coming Global Food Fight
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broadposted Mar 15, 2011
- As aggression mounts with the rise of food prices worldwide, small-scale farms rooted in local markets could avert international disaster—and lead the way to "food democracy."
Fair-Labor Logos Find Factory Home
by Rachel Taberposted Mar 08, 2011
- A new wave of campus clothing that's made with a livable wage.
7 Steps for Action Toward a New Economy
by David Kortenposted Mar 02, 2011
- Rather than turning again to increased global competition to mend our failing economy, we must instead steer our focus toward cooperation and equality.
Rooted Agriculture: 5 Ways Governments Can Help
by John Cavanagh, Robin Broadposted Feb 28, 2011
- As food prices rise, how can governments support small-scale, sustainable farmers?
Miami Rice: The Business of Disaster in Haiti
by Beverly Bell and Tory Fieldposted Dec 16, 2010
- Haitian farmers are resisting rice imports they say cripple their chances of real food security.
A Real Solution to Global Debt Crises
by Julia Dowlingposted Dec 02, 2010
- Why the world needs a fair and transparent process for dealing with debt.
Trick-or-Treat, In Reverse
by Christa Hillstromposted Oct 29, 2010
- This Halloween, a new breed of activists is coming to your door: They’re costumed, committed, and about four and a half feet tall.
Slavery Goes Public
by Christa Hillstromposted Oct 21, 2010
- Are the products you buy tainted by slavery and child labor? A new California law can help you find out.
Greek Mythology: The Real Story of the European Debt Crisis
by Walden Belloposted Jul 20, 2010
- If ever there was a crisis created by global finance, Greece is suffering from it right now.
Haitian Farmers: So All Can Eat, Produce It Here
by Doudou Pierre with Beverly Bellposted Jun 15, 2010
- Haitians are working to make food sovereignty a key part of post-earthquake rebuilding.
Reining in Wall Street: Round 1
by Sarah Andersonposted May 26, 2010
- Congress is about to pass the first financial reform bill after the meltdown, which includes small positive steps. But there are two key pieces of unfinished business.