Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Candidate Obama wanted to stop U.S. companies from sending jobs overseas. President Obama appears, however, to have drunk the free-trade Kool-Aid.
Obama's broad electoral base represented a promising coalition for progressive change, but the gap between the Obama campaign and the Obama presidency has widened into what appears to be an oncoming rout for his party in the upcoming elections.
This Halloween, try to ensure that your chocolate isn't tainted.
President Obama and the Democrats face a rout in the upcoming midterm elections. Columnist Walden Bello explains what's gone wrong, and how to make it right.
The U.S.-South Korea FTA is broken and not worth fixing.
How can we come out of this recession with a manufacturing sector and a workforce that are globally competitive, that produce things that people need in the new green economy?
The U.S.-Korean free-trade agreement holds no promise for workers or small farmers in either the United States or South Korea
Cuba is starting to transform its state-led economy. U.S. corporations and Cuban emigres are licking their lips at the potential opportunity.
If Time magazine had any inkling of sense, it would name the Nini the person of the year for 2010.
Don't supply and demand dictate that new immigrants will steal jobs and drive down wages for U.S. citizens? A leading immigration economist explains why not.