Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Despite promising to renegotiate the trade pact during his presidential bid, Obama is continuing Bush's efforts to boost corporate integration.
The long-term effects of allowing the economic crisis to erode labor rights and further impoverish an already-stricken nation will only lead to instability throughout the region.
With a new film, the Yes Men carry forth their gonzo brand of anti-corporate activism.
At the G20 meeting in Pittsburgh, columnist Walden Bello expects a decline in substance and a growth in protest.
Research shows the G-20 needs to shift priorities.
The IMF is still attaching onerous conditions to its loans to low-income countries.
The IMF has made some positive changes to adapt to new economic realities.
The IMF is more flexible and transparent than ever before.
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?