Protesters Who Leave Their Marx Behind

Thousands of demonstrators attended last summer's G-8 summit in Genoa, and police in Canada are bracing for a repeat performance when G-8 leaders meet in Alberta this week. But while Genoa's protesters were largely antiglobalization, groups that embrace global trade as a weapon to fight poverty have been seizing the initiative. So-called fair-trade proponents have been around for more than 40 years, says the Trade Justice Movement's Chris Holt, but antiglobalization protests helped "put the issues on the map." Last week Holt's group, formed in 2001 to coordinate various NGOs, staged a rally that brought 10,000 people to Britain's Parliament in...

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