As we reported last November, fair trade is winning big - and not just in the elections. The Hill just released its fourth-annual list of the 50 Most Beautiful People on Capitol Hill. Interestingly enough, 100% of the senators and the majority of the representatives on the list are fair traders, with the most beautiful person on Capitol Hill none other than Rep. Brad Ellsworth (D-Ind., picture to the right from the DCCC), who campaigned last year with a lot of fair trade love:
Bad trade agreements and corporate giveaways are just sweetheart deals for big corporations that don’t need them.
"Sherrod Brown’s combination of rumpled cool and passionate progressivism makes him the unsung beauty of the upper chamber...how could a woman not fall for an workers’-rights advocate who wears a pin with a canary in a cage instead of the ubiquitous American flag?"