Agriculture/Trade Policy

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Connexions Library: Agriculture and Farming Focus
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Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on farming and agriculture.
Dilemmas of Domination: The Unmaking of the American Empire
Bello, Walden
Book
2005
Argues that in a not-too-distant future the American empire's hidden weaknesses will pose fatal challenges to American supremacy.
The Fight for Canada: Four Centuries of Resistance to American Expansionism
Orchard, David
Book
1993
In an effort to realize their grand dream of one nation from Panama to the Arctic, Americans have attempted to conquer Canada using war, trade sanctions, and political interventions of all kinds. "Tha...
From villages to New Delhi to Geneva: Indian farmers protest against the WTO
Khadse, Ashlesha
Article
2009
The "liberalization" and 'corporatization' of agriculture under the World Trade Organisation would put at risk the livelihoods of more than 2/3 of India's 1 billion people.
How EC and World Bank Policies Are Destroying Agriculture And The Environment: A European and Third World Perspective
Bond, Jack W
Book
1996
Bond argues that bureaucrats, multinationals and banks lack the compassion and commitement to help farmers, consumers and the enviromment, and emerging nations of the South.
The Very Future of Third World Agriculture Is at Stake
Sharma, Devinder
Article
2013
Food security is simply a smokescreen to provide a cover-up for the global efforts being made to dismantle the very foundations of Third World agriculture. Putting more income into the hands of Third ...
The World Trade Organization: A Citizen's Guide
Shrybman, Steven
Book
1999
Shrybman argues that the WTO not only aggravates envrionmental and social problems, but takes away the tools that governments need to address them.

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European Union
The European Union (EU) is an economic and political union of 27 member states, located primarily in Europe. It was established by the Treaty of Maastricht on 1 November 1993 upon the foundations of the pre-existing European Econo...

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Cotton-pickin trade
US and European growers receive government subsidies while farmers in Mali struggle to survive on 300$ a year
Day. Elizabeth
2010
Inequity in the global tradiing system of cotton means that farmers in West Africa struggle to survive. International prices have been driven down by subsidies and disproportionately disadvantage the ...

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International Forum on Globalization
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An alliance of activists, scholars, economists, researchers and writers formed to stimulate new thinking, joint activity, and public education in response to economic globalization.