Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Why should anyone believe that catering to the interests of U.S. corporations located in or returning from China will make American workers any better off?
If NAFTA is any indication, the TPPA will open up the islands of the South Pacific to tremendous exploitation.
A new book on economic inequality puts environmental sustainability at the heart of global economics.
The price of gasoline is determined by world commodity markets, not President Obama.
Planners in the Egyptian military want to boost the old defense-industrial complex by cultivating new smaller scale projects that partner the Egyptian armed forces with a diverse portfolio of second- and third-tier foreign defense manufacturers.
President Obama's new budget requests an increase in State Department funding, but simultaneously decreases funds vital for humanitarian, health, and other aid groups.
China's economic involvement has increased in Afghanistan. Will it be a stabilizing force as the United States withdraws?
Mike Daisey's appearance on "This American Life" has made it impossible to ignore Apple's labor abuses.
Apple's march to market supremacy has been accomplished at tremendous cost to both American and Chinese workers.
Can Nigeria's government manage public dissatisfaction with the economy, ethnic divisions, and the violent Boko Haram? An interview with former ambassador to Nigeria John Campbell.