Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Europe is way ahead of the U.S. in curbing dangerous high-speed financial speculation that adds nothing of value to the economy.
Human rights defenders in Guatemala are facing the worst environment since the civil war.
Climate change is already wreaking havoc on the Caribbean's vital fishing, tourism, and agriculture industries.
Conn Hallinan remembers Carl Bloice—an FPIF columnist, longtime journalist, and lifetime advocate for the dispossessed.
A majority of Floridians now favor thawing U.S. relations with Cuba. Will Washington follow?
Driven by a rising China and arms exports from the United States, military spending in Asia is on the increase.
The latest UN report on addressing climate change reflects a strong Western bias, but it's the most comprehensive tool we've got.
Expanding energy access makes sense. What doesn’t make sense is using a failed scheme — like carbon trading — to pay for it.
Despite a worldwide reduction in poverty, the economic situation of Roma in East-Central Europe has declined.
Despite U.S.-backed violence against them, indigenous communities are fighting back as multinational corporations encroach on their lands.