The Fairtrade Façade

From Africa is a Country Mon Dec 10 2012, 06:00:50

"Trade not aid" - if you've been paying attention to the discourse on how to improve living standards for the world's poor, it's a familiar phrase. Over the past decade especially, armchair development experts (and, you know, "actual development experts") have criticized aid for its failure to bring fundamental change. Meanwhile, virtually anywhere you turn, [...]

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