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VIDEO: Fair Trade for Fair Commerce

October 25, 2012 By Tom Niemisto, Video Production Specialist

When we hear "fair trade," many consumers think of coffee. But fair trade is a widening segment of commerce that incorporates social justice and labor movements as globalization changes the economy. Josh Wise at the The Minnesota Fair Trade Coalition talks about the global impact of NAFTA (the North American Free Trade Agreement), what it means for Minnesota, and new policy proposals that could expand trade while leveling the playing field in world markets, and protecting U.S. jobs.


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