Could America Become a Banana Republic?

The Supreme Court's recent McCutcheon ruling paves the way for a new era of political corruption in the U.S.

A picture shows bananas on sale at a market in London on February 23, 2014. According to the British Fairtrade organization the UK consumes over five billion bananas each year. The price of a banana in the UK has almost halved due to supermarket pricing wars, they say. The organisation has started in London on February 24, 2014 a campaign to try to end this war that causes producers in mostly Latin American countries to sell bananas at a price that can be even below production cost, with dire economic consequences for those farmers.
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