Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Iran can no longer count on its partners in the developing world in its standoff with the West.
Turkey and Iran don't see eye to eye on Syria. But their mutual interests in other arenas temper their disagreements.
President Obama has surpassed George W. Bush as a champion of globalization.
IPS' Foreign Policy In Focus hosted two of Liberia's premier civil society leaders for a briefing on extractive industries and land grabs -- and an honest assessment of President Sirleaf.
Multinational corporations often override domestic laws.
The Spanish bailout is yet another witches brew of cutbacks, layoffs, and austerity.
Laura Carlsen examines the political and economic climate looming before the G20 summit in Mexico.
Oscar Reyes examines the financial crisis in Spain and discusses how a 100 billion Euro bank bailout will prolong austerity and increase Madrid's debt dependency.
This article examines the sixth summit of the Americas and analyzes how the event reflects a trend of Washington's declining hegemony in Latin America and the rise of unified opposition to American policies, particularly the militarization of the region, drug war and isolation of Cuba.
Because of outsourcing, inequality is ballooning in both the United States and China.