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The fast food frontier

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| Apr 20, 2013

Breaking the trade barrier

Pakistan finally takes steps to grant India Most Favoured Nation status.

| Mar 09, 2012

Contradictions of capitalism

Even as Sri Lanka’s smallholder agriculture dies a slow death, schemes to save the rural economy are only coming from urban intellectuals.

| Oct 01, 2010

WTO and agriculture

The Great Trade Robbery and the neo-poor.

| Sep 01, 2003

Pakistan’s budget 2003-04: The economics of hypocrisy

Pakistan's government releases a budget addressing the concerns of its core constituency – the World Bank and the IMF.

| Jul 01, 2003

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