Gavin Fridell

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Jul 4, 2013

Why Canada's Wheat Board will be missed

Gavin Fridell
In 2012, the Conservatives ended the 70-year monopoly seller status of the Canadian Wheat Board, one of the world's largest and most successful "state trading enterprises."
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Dec 1, 2010

The free trade fracas at Seoul G20

Gavin Fridell
The elephant in the room during summit was that powerful governments wanted what best suited the interests of their elites: whether it be free trade, regulated trade, or no trade at all.
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Jan 22, 2009

Fair trade? Boycotts, branding and apartheid

Gavin Fridell
Concerned consumers looking to support fair trade farmers and challenge the horrific Israeli attack on Gaza might have found their "ethical shopping" choices more than a bit difficult.
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Aug 13, 2008

How free trade fuels 'banana wars'

Gavin Fridell
One of the major sideshows at the Doha round negotiations in Geneva that collapsed in stalemate at the end of July was the latest round in the âeoebanana wars.âe
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