R.W. Hafer (SIU): Economic Freedom and Financial Development: International Evidence. Gilbert Werema (Texas Woman's): Cotton Pickin’ Dilemma: The Case of Victoria's Secrets and the Fair-Trade Organic Cotton Fields of Burkina Faso. From Global Labour Journal, Ludger Pries (Ruhr) and Martin Seeliger (Max-Planck): Work and Employment Relations in a Globalized World: The Emerging Texture of Transnational Labour Regulation; and Dan Gallin (GLI): The WFTU: Hydroponic Stalinism. The first chapter from The Great Rebalancing: Trade, Conflict, and the Perilous Road Ahead for the World Economy by Michael Pettis. The first chapter from The Leaderless Economy: Why the World Economic System Fell Apart and How to Fix It by Peter Temin and David Vines. Julian Baggini on Fairtrade, ethical eating, and why the choice between buying local and global is a distraction.

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