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Fair trade or free trade?

November 2002 - Fair trade or free trade?With the "informal" meeting of 25 trade ministers in Sydney, Australia is seeing first hand the passion generated by the perception of unfairness in the balance of trade power. But what are the alternatives? Global trade can't be stopped altogether, so how should the marketplace operate? Should it be a free-for-all, or can rules be imposed to make it "fair-for-all"? Are those rules needed?



'Anti-globalisation' protesters are no less rational than markets
by James Arvanitakis - 25/11/2002
The morality of child labor
by Sam Vaknin - 21/11/2002
Protesters ignore the benefits of trade
by Alan Oxley - 21/11/2002
Fair trade versus free trade – labour standards versus double standards
by Phil Morgans - 18/11/2002
Free trade could be fair - if those preaching it were also practising it
by James Ensor - 15/11/2002
Making the trade system fairer
by Clive Hamilton and Richard Denniss - 15/11/2002
Australia's trade agenda balances the developed and developing worlds
by Mark Vaile - 15/11/2002
Trade can be made free, but
by Alan Moran - 15/11/2002

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