in technology have led to the expansion of international trade
resulting in the world becoming one huge market in which the North
and South are ever more closely related.
in this marketplace the rules of international trade favour rich countries
over poor countries. Many in the South rely on selling basic goods
such as tea and coffee for their livelihoods, yet prices fluctuate
have access to the market themselves and have to accept the prices offered by middlemen
and landowners, which are rarely as high.