Issues / Trade & Finance
An elite group of developed countries appears to be on the brink of instigating yet another corporate handout and big bank giveaway--this time in the name of fighting climate change.
The slaughter in the DRC is intricately linked to electronic components carried by millions of people in the United States and Europe.
While the Arms Trade Treaty doesn't do anything to affect American gun owners, it's so weak that it doesn't seem to affect anybody at all.
The U.S. flooded Afghanistan with military and aid funds, while expediently skipping any process of oversight, and so turned Operation Enduring Freedom into Operation Enduring Corruption.
An organization intended, in part, to assess coastal protection and geo-hazards seems, instead, to be working on behalf of Lockheed Martin.
In some corners of Africa, the seams of the tight Africa-China relationship are becoming stretched.
Nearly 20 years since NAFTA went into effect, its empty promises have been laid bare for the people of Mexico.
How did Europe wind up eating horsemeat?
What scared Washington most about Chavez was not his failures or idiosyncrasies. It was his success.
After years of brutal austerity, collapsing economies, widespread unemployment, and shredding of the social safety net, Italians said "basta!" Enough!