An in-depth look at two decades of a global movement that aims to challenge the ethical foundations of the free market, and a critical analysis of the state of fair trade today. Sally Blundell explores the origins of fair trade and what it is likely to become in the face of growing disparities between the principles and the practice.
Sally Blundell is a freelance journalist and writer in Christchurch, New Zealand. She has conducted research, interviews, and reports for Trade Aid, New Zealand's largest fair trade organization. She has written a history of the Trade Aid Movement.