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[8 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
World Fair Trade Day

May 8 is World Fair Trade Day. I thought I’d post the declaration for the day here. It’s a good reminder of why fair trade is important for helping bring about a better world. Check out the World Fair Trade Day site to see all the activities going on around the world. People whose lives have been changed simply because others are willing to trade fairly have great reason to celebrate on this day. So I encourage everyone to support them – in spirit, but …

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[18 Nov 2009 | 2 Comments | ]
Fair Trade Christmas

So the stores are already playing Christmas music and down here in Texas the highs are only the 70s and 80s, so the holiday season must be upon us. But as we gear up for the celebrations, the spiritual reflections, and the traditions now is a good time to start deliberately planning how we can make this Christmas a just Christmas. In other words, how can we subvert systems of oppression and exploitation through our holiday habits. And while I think some of those habits might need …