the tyranny of free trade
wasted natural wealth and lost livelihoods
Market in Kerala, India.
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executive summary introduction making sense of the wto doha round negotiations
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introduction biodiversity for sale: trade undermines indigenous and community rights the privatization of traditional knowledge, seeds and medicines trade liberalization and forests in central america trading away forests in indonesia
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