Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
The IMF has introduced reforms with some positive features. But it has not questioned, much less shifted away from, the "market-fundamentalist" orientation it has prescribed and enforced for so long.
Has the time finally come to reverse and end globalization?
IMF's SDR "currency" may be best tool to combat crisis in developing countries.
America is on the way out. Are regions on the way in?
The three amigos met in Guadalajara and failed to usher in a new paradigm of North American cooperation.
For all of the money we spend on defense, are we really all that safer?
The European radical left opposes the latest version of European integration.
A new book on U.S. trade policy demonstrates that fast track is the wrong track.
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.