How is it that our favourite brands can import billions of pounds' worth of goods from the developing world every year, and yet leave the people who produce them barely scraping a living? In Unfair Trade Conor Woodman travels across the world, tracing a range of products back to their source to uncover who precisely is benefitting and who is losing out. In the process, he tests accepted economic wisdom on the best way to create a fairer world - and suggests a simpler but potentially far more radical solution.
I found out a lot of new interesting information from it, and became weary of products that say 'fair trade'.
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