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Starbucks and Whole Foods Pay Lip Service to Fair Trade while Preventing Their Workers from Forming Unions 10.4.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Starbucks and Whole Foods Pay Lip Service to Fair Trade while Preventing Their Workers from Forming Unions
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Food Security and Fair Trade Coffee 10.4.2009 Grassroots International
The Oaxaca State Coffee Producers Network (CEPCO), one of Grassroots International's partners in Mexico, works with largely indigenous coffee-growing families to fortify their economic wellbeing. CEPCO has been instrumental in strengthening organic coffee production among members and in diversifying the local economic base in an effort to ensure that local indigenous communities can stay on their traditional collectively owned land.

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Palm Sunday gets a little greener every year 4.4.2009 Twincities.com: News
Palm Sunday is going green. More churches on Sunday will distribute palms grown in an environmentally friendly manner that also help support

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U of M's eco-friendly project brings fair trade palms to US 3.4.2009 Twincities.com: News
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Christian churches are turning over a new leaf for Palm Sunday.

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Eco-Friendly Project Brings Fair Trade Palms To US 3.4.2009 WCCO: Local News
About 2,500 congregations from every major denomination will use fair-trade palm fronds this weekend in the annual celebration of Jesus' entry into Jerusalem in the days before his crucifixion.
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No Laughing Matter at the Office 3.4.2009 International Herald Tribune: Editorials
Washington needs to restore credibly in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency that was caught violating the very rules it is supposed to enforce.
Let's Shake Off the Shackles of Free Trade 1.4.2009 Commondreams.org Views
by Noreena Hertz

Today the leaders of the world's 20 biggest economic powerhouses will converge on London. The mood is sombre. They face the greatest global economic crisis yet. They acknowledge that it was man-made: the outcome of extreme risk-taking, shameful lack of oversight and a complacent blindness to the downside of untrammelled free-market economics. They are nervously conscious that decisions must be made without reference to the very tools and theories on which they have relied for the past 30 years.

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New Commerce Secretary On Trade, Census 1.4.2009 NPR: All Things Considered
Commerce Secretary Gary Locke says the Obama administration will be consistent with Bush administration policies on the issue of unfair competition coming from a host of countries, including China. Locke also discusses the U.S. Census, saying he has been assured by the White House that the Census director will report to him.
Are Fair-Trade Goods Recession Proof? 31.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Are Fair-Trade Goods Recession Proof?
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Locke Vows to Push for 'Fair Trade' 31.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Commerce Secretary Gary Locke said he will push for "fair trade" and said countries seeking open trade with the U.S. should abide by "minimum standards" for regulations.
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Event: Fair Trade Expo in Portland, OR 27.3.2009 TreeHugger
Image via: Enjoy ? Not sure what that means? Well then add this to your list of things to check out this weekend - the , happening this weekend March 27-29 in Portland, OR. Not sure you know what Fair Trade is? No problem, keep reading to find out more.... ...
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SoleRebels: Fair Trade, Eco-Friendly Shoes With Plenty of Soul 22.3.2009 TreeHugger
Photo credit: SoleRebels Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu started SoleRebels with her husband and brother in her native village of Zenabwork, Ethiopia, to fill a pressing need—creating jobs where there were almost none. Today, less than four years later, the footwear company employs 40 full-time workers and 100 part-timers who hand-spin and hand-loom the shoes' and turn used tires into meticulously formed soles. ... ...
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Fair trade meeting, expo coming to Portland...but is it green? 20.3.2009 PDX Green - A blog about sustainable living - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
Fair traders want consumers to take it up a notch.
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Locke Stresses Free, Fair Trade 18.3.2009 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Gary Locke, Obama's nominee to lead the Commerce Department, stressed his support for a strong U.S. trade environment at his Senate confirmation hearing.
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Rating site adds more packaged food to database 16.3.2009 SFGate: Business & Technology
GoodGuide, a Web site that rates the impact of a wide range of consumer products on health and the environment, is adding more than 30,000 packaged foods to its database today in response to user demand. "The No. 1 request from users was food information.... ...
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Rating site adds more packaged food to database 15.3.2009 SFGate: Business & Technology
GoodGuide, a Web site that rates the impact of a wide range of consumer products on health and the environment, is adding more than 30,000 packaged foods to its database today in response to user demand. "The No. 1 request from users was food information.... ...
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5 Surprising Fashion Brands Going Organic 12.3.2009 TreeHugger
Organic cotton t-shirt from H&M, photo via Most of us, when looking for organic, eco-friendly clothes, know enough to skip the mall; sustainable materials and mass-produced clothes with commercial appeal hardly ever overlap. But we guarantee you'll know these five companies, who have enough recognition and reputation to do whatever they want and yet are choosing to incorporate organic materials and sustainable practices into their most popular items. Who knows? You may even have one (or all) of these stores at your local mall.... ...
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Chris Weigant: Exclusive Interview With Rep. Bruce Braley, Populist Caucus Founder And Chairman 12.3.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Representative Bruce Braley recently announced the formation of a new congressional caucus dedicated to the economic concerns of the middle class. The Iowa Democrat (as...
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Fair Trade Can Help Developing World Farms Hit by Food Crisis 11.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Fair Trade Can Help Developing World Farms Hit by Food Crisis
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Cadbury Chocolate to Get Fair Trade Certification 9.3.2009 Daily Headlines (RSS)

WASHINGTON, Mar 9 (OneWorld.net) - Cadbury, an iconic candy company in the UK, plans to achieve Fair Trade certification for its famous chocolate bars, a move that will will triple sales for Fair Trade cocoa farmers in Ghana.

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