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Max Havelaar

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Fair Trade & Ethical Consumption in Global Context: A Short Film

A guest post by Manya Janowitz I was raised in a liberal, progressive community, and my parents and friends were aware of the issues surrounding globalization. My family shopped primarily Fair Trade when possible, bought produce from the CSA farm right next door, and my mom even took part in the Seattle WTO protests when … Continue reading

Colonialism in Your Cup: Remembrances of the Dutch Empire in Amsterdam

As I walked the streets of Amsterdam in late September of 2011, I sensed the oldness of the place all around me. As an American, I often find myself awestruck by the visible age of European cities. In terms of the built environment, the United States is a young place. I grew up in New … Continue reading

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