For 14 years, NAFTA has displaced farmers and spurred migration. The answer from Mexico’s grassroots: co-ops and fair trade.
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.
The victory in the Cochabamba water wars created new challenges: figuring out what to do with success.
We cannot create what we cannot name
How NAFTA, CAFTA, and other corporate-friendly trade policies displace farmers and create mass migration, and how we can do better
Students, union members and textile workers act together to fight sweatshop clothing
Muslim, Jewish, and Christian coffee farmers make mirembe kawomera—delicious peace
DILEMMAS OF DOMINATION: The Unmaking of the American Empire by Walden Bello Metropolitan Books, 2005, 272 pages, $25.00
Ten years ago, the day NAFTA went into effect, indigenous people of Chiapas launched a rebellion against the death sentence they believed the new trade agreement represented. The Zapatistas later went on to spark a global movement
Why did the World Trade Organization talks in Cancun collapse? why were all those people out on the streets? Walden Bello, a central figure in resistence to the WTO, says a new constellation of power has emerged.