Issues / Democracy & Governance
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.
Investment Rules After Doha: A Time to Sow?
The reverberations from the Asian financial crisis of 1997-98 enmeshed the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in a major legitimacy crisis over its recently assumed mission to promote free capital mobility around the globe.
Since September 11, the United Nations has gained a rare prominence in Washington's calculations.