Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
After one year, it's hard to point to new global economic policies that are better for people and the planet. But the Obama administration has helped bust open the debate over globalization policies.
The administration hasn't concluded any new bilateral trade deals, but it hasn't reopened any of the old ones either.
What does it mean for the global economy when even a city of oil-rich opulence can't escape the recession?
Artists uncover the true costs of coal.
Migrant workers form the fifth largest country in the world and produce profits equal to the third largest corporation. They should be at the center of any reform of the global economy.
Guest columnist Sarah Anderson served on an Obama advisory group on economic policy. Here's the inside story.
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.