Insane Trade!

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The way trade works in the global economy can be insane – it wastes resources, worsens climate change, and undermines the livelihoods of millions of small-scale producers worldwide. Yet it is an almost unavoidable consequence of de-regulatory ‘free trade’ agreements and the billions of dollars in supports and subsidies – many of them hidden – that prop up the global economy.

To raise awareness about this issue, Local Futures has produced this tongue-in-cheek short film, plus a fully-referenced accompanying factsheet, that helps to explain how and why ‘insane trade’ happens.

www.localfutures.org
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