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  •  real "free trade" (1+ / 0-)
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    MontanaMaven

    would then pit farmers arouind the world against each other, cause massive starvation as farmers everywhere went out of business. meanwhil,e factory farms would get bigger and ADM/Cargill/Monsanto would all make a lot more money than they already are.

    not to mention the fossil fuel waste as fruits and veggies are shipped from China to the US...

    •  Buy local. An economist said "Why are we sending (1+ / 0-)
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      ihlin

      our Keebler cookies to Denmark and they are sending their cookies here?  Wouldn't it be better to just trade recipes?  But then the shipping companies and the oil it takes to run them wouldn't make as much money, would they?

      "It is not be cause things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult." Seneca

      by MontanaMaven on Wed Oct 10, 2007 at 01:35:25 PM PDT

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