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How Consumer Action Creates Conditions for Governments to Change

Un interesante artículo de Harriet Lamb, directora ejecutiva de Fairtrade International sobre la incidencia política de los ciudadanos y consumidores con las instituciones públicas.

I had just read Michael Hobbes article on the futility of ethical consumerism to end sweatshops. His criticism of those who take small steps every day to support fair conditions for workers made me think of the film Pride, which takes place three decades and half a world away.

Have you seen that film? Based on a true story, it depicts a group of lesbian and gay activists who raised money to help families affected by the British miners’ strike in 1984. The miners’ union refused the activists’ support as they didn’t want to be openly associated with a gay group. So the activists took their donations directly to a small mining village in Wales, and the film charts their relations […]

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