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.
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.
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
Will the Bush administration retreat from hardline unilateralism when it comes to aid for Argentina?
The greatest tragedy of Doha is that the world's richest economies, which invariably swear in the name of democracy, used undemocratic norms and arms to force a consensus down the throat of developing countries.