Interesting article on fair vs. free trade in this week’s NZ Listener – A Fair Go by David W Young,
Fair trade campaigners remain bothered by the effects of free trade. But their focus has changed. They are now concerned with the lack of free trade caused by rich countries’ protectionism. The old opponents have a common adversary.
There’s also a really alarming article about how commercial whaling might be back in force if the things go in favour of the whaling nations at Ulsan – which looks probable. (That article isn’t online but if it does become available I’ll link back to it later.)