Issues / Democracy & Governance
At the UN and elsewhere, the U.S. has mounted a campaign to purge international civil servants judged to be out of step with Washington in the war on terrorism and its insistence that the U.S. have the last word in all global governance issues.
It is high time that the primacy of national health policy over international agreements, including the WTO, be restored.
Until a strategy is grounded not in the elites but in the ordinary citizens and is based on basic human needs, then any project for renewal is subject to a wide variety of destabilizing forces, not least when elites seek to duck out from the commitments t
The Ubuntu forum gave voice to those not able to speak up.
This essay considers Thabo Mbeki's analysis of globalization, his strategy and demands for global-scale and continental socioeconomic progress, and his preferred alliances.
Global Justice Movement (GJM) is now dead, or as some call it the Antiglobalization Movement.
Sparked by the government's latest economic policies, which restricted the amount of money people could withdraw from their bank accounts, political demonstrations and the looting of grocery stores spread across the country.
Some thoughts from a South perspective on the anti-globalization movement.
Will the Bush administration retreat from hardline unilateralism when it comes to aid for Argentina?
Now that fast track has been approved, pro-free trade analysts would no doubt like to begin ringing the death knell of the opposition forces. To the contrary, there are several reasons why this vote is only a small setback in the fight against corporate g