Tag Archives: Resource

Fair Trade: Greenwashing the Capitalistic Ponzi Scheme?

Can capitalism do sustainable development? OK, let’s ask that question again without the jargon. Can I really help save the planet by buying products from all these big companies “going green” and selling Fairtrade products? [Read more]

Too Much Useless [Oil] Talk, Not Enough Development

[I’ve been working in overseas development programming since I went to Chile as a Peace Corps Volunteer in 1964. Over the past five years I’ve had conversations along the line of the attached valedictory from a dozen or more committed, experienced… [Read more]

Environmental News Bulletin. . . . a great service

The Canadian environmental Non-governmental Organization IISD (International Institute for Sustainable Development) has a division (ENB — I think that means Environmental News Bulletin) that only writes up reports about what goes on at all of the… [Read more]