Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Despite international sanctions imposed by the West, Iran's socioeconomic position has improved greatly as it takes advantage of high oil prices to build relationships with growing powers.
The Republicans are scared of the world, and this drives their anti-government mania.
What's called sex trafficking is more often voluntary sex work, which is not without its hazards either.
President Obama is trying to sell free trade agreements as win-win deals. The problem is that most people will only win dubious prizes.
President Obama is reversing his earlier commitment to a new kind of trade relationship with the world by pushing three ill-conceived FTAs.
There is a sense that Italians are holding their breath.
You think the 1985 Pressler amendment -- which banned most U.S. aid to Pakistan unless U.S. certified it had no nuclear weapons -- made Pakistan mad?
Haiti is the latest victim of what Naomi Klein labeled the "Shock Doctrine."
The South Sudan government has been pressured by the international community to make its oil industry transparent.
Instead of giving two cheers to sweatshops, we should alter the policies that cause poverty in the first place