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Global Trade Justice

Doing right by our global neighbors.

Bring Fair Trade into Your Classroom Bring Fair Trade into Your Classroom
How students can tell big companies like World's Finest Chocolate that they demand an end to abusive child labor practices, and that they want to buy products that are Fair Trade Certified.
Interview with Susan Gleason Interview with Susan Gleason
by Diane Horn
Susan Gleason talks about the US Social Forum in this 30-minute interview with Diane Horn, producer and host of the Sustainability Segment of KEXP.
Oscar Olivera: After the Water War Oscar Olivera: After the Water War
by Sarah van Gelder
Cochabamba's water wars have ended. With the multinationals gone, Oscar Olivera advocates a change in mindset.
No Deal No Deal
by Mark Randazzo
Activists from around the world joined hands on the streets and in the corridors of power to protest WTO trade deals they said would harm people and the planet. They just won big.
Programming Our Vocabulary Programming Our Vocabulary
by Frances Moore Lappé
The right continues to define the terms of debate. It is time for progressives to establish terms of their own.
Inviting Immigrants Out of the Shadows
by Oscar A Chacón, Amy Shannon, Sarah Anderson
How can undocumented workers come out of the shadows into an active work life in the US?
Alternatives to a Wall Alternatives to a Wall
by Oscar A. Chacón, Amy Shannon, Sarah Anderson
What effect do globalization trade policies have on illegal immigration in the US?
The Sweat Free Movement
by Lilja Otto
Students, union members and textile workers act together to fight sweatshop clothing.
Java Justice Java Justice
by Dee Axelrod
A Jewish Ugandan coffee farmer partners with Christian and Muslim neighbors to produce jobs, understanding, and a great coffee. Thanksgivingcoffee.com
Fair trade: for everyone's benefit
by Lilja Otto
The fair trade movement has forged direct, stable, democratic trade relations between producers and consumers
Book Review: Dilemmas of Domination by Walden Bello
by Saul Landau
Walden Bello, scholar activist, has written a manifesto on how globalization works and fails.
Film Review: The Take and Argentina: Hope in Hard Times
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
Lisa Gale Garrigues reviews two films about Argentina during the economic crisis of 2002. Both films offer lessons in what ordinary people can do.
Zapatistas and the Globalization of  Resistance Zapatistas and the Globalization of Resistance
by Bill Weinberg
They launched their uprising as NAFTA took effect, brought activists together in the jungles of southern Mexico, and inspired a worldwide justice movement. Ten years later, the Zapatistas are still thinking global.
The Meaning of Cancun The Meaning of Cancun
by Walden Bello
WTO fifth ministerial: protest, Lee Kyung Hae, Group of 21, globalization
Book Review: Alternatives to Economic Globalization Book Review: Alternatives to Economic Globalization
by Wolfgang Sachs
Alternatives to Economic Globalization: A Report of the International Forum on Globalization
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