Wed, Nov 23, 2016 - 9:20am

Post-Election Reflections on Democracy

Small Farmers, Big Change
November 23, 2016

The following article was written by Rink Dickinson, President of Equal Exchange
I want to start by sharing about my personal politics.
I am a democratic socialist, an electoral aficionado, and someone who thinks a lot about U.S. and world history. My voting history is varied; at times I have voted for the Democratic Party, as well as third parties. And not that long ago I voted for a Republican for Senate in my state of Rhode Island. I have voted with and without excitement.

Sat, Nov 12, 2016 - 10:08am

Post Election Reflections

Small Farmers, Big Change
November 12, 2016

The following article was written by Rob Everts, Co-President, Equal Exchange
Devastating. Disorienting. Frightening.
There’s no escaping it. Viscerally and pragmatically, the future looks really bleak as we absorb what transpired in this country last Tuesday.

Fri, Oct 14, 2016 - 2:45pm

As Halloween Approaches, Think About Where Your Chocolate Comes From

Small Farmers, Big Change
October 14, 2016

On September 10th a fatal fire at the Tampaco Foil Packaging Factory in Bangladesh left 41 dead, 10 missing,  and 35 critically injured.  Over one month later, the families of the victims have received not one penny of compensation from the loss of their loved ones, nor one additional paycheck from the deceased workers’ salaries.  The factory made the packaging for the products of various multi-national companies including Nestle.


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