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    Human compassion more important than profits

    Mainstream economists tend to be cautious about fair trade, even skeptical about it, even critical of it, in terms of its potential effects on consumers and on the owners of coffee plantations. Mainstream economics is not geared to worry about, let alone take into serious consideration, the lives, working conditions, and human realities of workers in fields, factories, offices, and other institutions.