Issues / Trade & Finance
Mexican, Canadian, and U.S. leaders should scrap their failed "Security and Prosperity Partnership" and begin overhauling the North American Free Trade agreement at an upcoming Guadalajara meeting.
The recent G8 meeting in Italy was another reminder that size matters particularly when it comes to economic summits.
At stake in El Salvador's movement to ban mining is the question of whether private interests can trump national sovereignty.
At the World Bank, Robert McNamara wreaked as much havoc in countries as he did when head of the Pentagon.
Economist John Maynard Keynes is hot. But, as columnist Walden Bello explains, he's not enough.
The U.S.-Peru free trade agreement has led directly to government crackdowns and the deaths of indigenous protestors, reports columnist Laura Carlsen.
Accounts that herald the IMF's "revival" are premature and superficial.
The UN's Stiglitz Commission is calling for short-term economic stimulus measures to help introduce, and above all not obstruct, required long-term changes.
The Bank's management tried to stifle an internal report that found that its funds are vulnerable to theft and diversion.
China's stimulus package is not likely to bail out either the Chinese peasants or the global economy.