Tag: Third World

Habeas Corpus

Angela Mitropoulos: Citizens are commodities, dialogue is dead and civilisation is barbaric in the new global order. Against capital and state, open borders represent hope.

Consuming Social Justice

This article attempts to move beyond totalising cynicism, as well as unbridled optimism, towards a more nuanced understanding of fair trade. I explore the contradictions and paradoxes of using consumer practices to build bridges of socio-economic solidarity across core and periphery. More specifically, I want to determine how fair-trade discourse constructs understandings of development, consumerism, and global justice.