Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
The U.S.-Peru free trade agreement has led directly to government crackdowns and the deaths of indigenous protestors, reports columnist Laura Carlsen.
Accounts that herald the IMF's "revival" are premature and superficial.
The UN's Stiglitz Commission is calling for short-term economic stimulus measures to help introduce, and above all not obstruct, required long-term changes.
The Bank's management tried to stifle an internal report that found that its funds are vulnerable to theft and diversion.
China's stimulus package is not likely to bail out either the Chinese peasants or the global economy.
Alex Rivera, director of the new film Sleep Dealer, imagines the future of the Global South.
Organizing is still a life-threatening proposition in many workplaces around the world.
Guest columnist Khadija Sharife looks at the economic skeletons in the South African closet
Corruption isn't just about corrupt leaders and their private stashes. The international financial community is also part of the problem.
World powers can't rely more on the International Monetary Fund to buffer the impact of the economic crisis on poor nations unless they fix many of the Fund's flaws first.