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Supply and Demand: Profit over People?

A child’s life is like a piece of paper on which every passerby leaves a mark. Chinese proverb “There but for the grace of God go I”, is a phrase that I hear frequently from people reflecting on pain and suffering, and I must admit, it... read more »

Posted by Susan Burton on October 16, 2012

Reverse Trick-or-Treating

Hundreds of groups of Trick-or-Treaters in the United States and Canada will unite to help: END poverty among cocoa farmers END forced/abusive child labor in the cocoa industry PROMOTE Fair Trade PROTECT the environment Happy Halloween! Hand out Fair Trade chocolate to Trick-or-Treaters, knowing you are helping to support... read more »

TRADE Act called ‘new path forward’

Interfaith Working Group praises bill

Letter says economic development for world’s poor should be core consideration of U.S. trade policy. read more »

September 04, 2009

Bautista Elected President

Conference of NGOs in Consultative Relationship with the United Nations (CONGO)

There is an opportunity to ensure this year that the U.S. halts its use of torture as a form of interrogation. read more »

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on January 11, 2008

Chocolate: A Tricky Treat!

GBCS Partners With Equal Exchange to Educate About Fair Trade Chocolate

Postcards designed by GBCS will be enclosed in each Equal Exchange's Halloween fair trade chocolate order this month to educate consumers about child slavery in the cocoa industry. read more »

by Jamie Michaels
on October 01, 2007

WTO Asked to Heed Five Ethical principles for Trade, Investment

Religious Coalition Says "Make Trade Fair"

The World Trade Organization will hold its sixth Ministerial meeting in Hong Kong on Dec. 14-18, 2006. Mark Harrison, Program Director for Peace with Justice, will be present on behalf of the General Board of Church and Society, which together with other members of the Interfaith Working Group on Trade and Investment, has raised grave concerns about the direction of the negotiations as that meeting approaches. read more »

November 15, 2005

Why You Should Care About the World Trade Organization

When Congress finally passed and President Clinton signed the African Growth and Opportunity Act this May, a long-standing contentious trade debate ended on a whimper. Its key proponents continued to extol the great virtues of the act. African advocates, who had argued vociferously for passage and who had attacked those who did not agree, now spoke quietly that the bill might not be all they had hoped, but that it was a useful "first step." read more »

by Sustainable America
on June 30, 2005

African Trade and the Gospel

Jim Winkler speaks at the Africa Action Baraza

When Congress finally passed and President Clinton signed the African Growth and Opportunity Act this May, a long-standing contentious trade debate ended on a whimper. Its key proponents continued to extol the great virtues of the act. African advocates, who had argued vociferously for passage and who had attacked those who did not agree, now spoke quietly that the bill might not be all they had hoped, but that it was a useful "first step." read more »

by Leon P. Spencer
on June 30, 2005