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The Problem of Debt for Nature Swaps from a Human Rights Perspective

At first blush, debt-for-nature swaps seem to provide win-win solutions to the looming problems of environmental degradation and extreme poverty. So, one might naturally assume that they are morally permissible, if not obligatory. This article argues, however, that debt-for-nature swaps are sometimes morally questionable, if not morally impermissible.

Debt for Nature


Consumption and Social Change

Recently, several authors have argued that consumption to bring about social change must be democratic. Others maintain that we may consume in ways that we believe promote positive change. This paper rejects both accounts and provides a new alternative.