Issues / Trade & Finance
President Obama and the Democrats face a rout in the upcoming midterm elections. Columnist Walden Bello explains what's gone wrong, and how to make it right.
The U.S.-South Korea FTA is broken and not worth fixing.
How can we come out of this recession with a manufacturing sector and a workforce that are globally competitive, that produce things that people need in the new green economy?
The U.S.-Korean free-trade agreement holds no promise for workers or small farmers in either the United States or South Korea
Cuba is starting to transform its state-led economy. U.S. corporations and Cuban emigres are licking their lips at the potential opportunity.
If Time magazine had any inkling of sense, it would name the Nini the person of the year for 2010.
Don't supply and demand dictate that new immigrants will steal jobs and drive down wages for U.S. citizens? A leading immigration economist explains why not.
A very small charge on currency transactions could raise billions for
It is the 200th anniversary of Mexico's independence and the 100th anniversary of its revolution. But the celebrations taking place this week are premature.
If the left doesn't come up with a credible and comprehensive alternative to a focus on reducing the deficit, argues FPIF columnist Walden Bello, the far right might eventually fill the policy vacuum.