[Marxism] Demand for "ethical" quinoa affecting poor in Bolivia and Peru

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Wed Jan 16 04:22:50 MST 2013


http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2013/jan/16/vegans-stomach-unpalatable-truth-quinoa?CMP=twt_gu

"In fact, the quinoa trade is yet another troubling example of a damaging
north-south exchange, with well-intentioned health and ethics-led consumers
here unwittingly driving poverty there."


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