Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Needed Knowledge

Since we believe that it's crucial to educate yourself before taking action on an issue, here are some links to good information about the topics we'd like to tackle this semester.

On bananas:

http://www.envio.org.ni/articulo/1850

http://thefastertimes.com/centralamerica/2009/06/09/9/
http://www.impre.com/laopinion/noticias/2009/8/8/camaras-platanos-y-la-verdad-e-140331-1.html (in Spanish)
http://watch.ctv.ca/news/top-picks/food-imports/#clip272275 (video on pesticide contamination of food imported from Nicaragua)

On CAFTA:

http://www.latinbusinesschronicle.com/app/article.aspx?id=4017

On drought and climate change:

http://www.nicatimes.net/nicaarchive/2010_02/0205101.htm

On the ethics of service work:

http://www.swaraj.org/illich_hell.htm

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