Issues / Democracy & Governance
It is unfortunate that the first major post-Seattle legislative battle is over China and the WTO
Nobody needs to go hungryeach person that does is the victim of conscious policy choices and policy failures.
Sustainable development a framework for reconciling key international goals, and it applies to national actions as well.
President Bill Clinton's visit to NATO allies Greece and Turkey is raising new questions about the ongoing strategic relationship the United States has with these two historic rivals
After a worldwide removal of regulatory constraints, market forces have assumed a dominant role in the international financial system.
For most of the worlds poorest countries, multilateral debt looms larger than other debts because of the IFIs status as "preferred creditors," as providers of core development and balance-of-payment loans.
The twenty-first century requires new paths that encourage exchanges of goods, capital, and people that enhance the social and environmental common good and that discourage or stop those exchanges that undermine healthy communities, a clean environment, and dignified work.
The Export-Import Bank (Eximbank) is an independent U.S. government agency established in 1934 to create jobs through exports.
An alternative package of architectural reforms: Bretton Woods Light
For the past decade, through both Republican and Democratic administrations, the U.S. government has promoted a model of free-market global capitalism that it claimed would benefit the great majority of people both at home and abroad. This model has failed.