Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Corporate sponsorshop? Soldiers with red berets and AK-47s? Adam Ma'anit argues that another Forum is possible.
Latin America leads the way out of the global debt machine.
The Forum brought 70,000 people to Nairobi. But, Emira Woods asks, where was the Kenyan government support?
The recently signed free trade agreement marks the fourth time the United States has tried to remake the Korean economy. This time, the attempt may fail.
Villagers are resisting Korean steelmaker POSCO's project in India and hundreds of them are prepared to die rather than move.
The International Monetary Fund is increasingly irrelevant and even its own assessment found major flaws in its track record in the poorest countries.
The Latin American state has lost its monopoly on violence. U.S. economic and political policies have only made matters worse.
The cluster bombs endangering civilians in southern Lebanon were "Made in the U.S.A.".
"Vulture Fund" is example of profiteering at its worst.
FPIF asked Anuradha Mittal of the Oakland Institute and Gawain Kripke of Oxfam whether international trade is good for agriculture or not. Mittal sees free trade as hazardous to farmers and farming. Kripke sees a role for trade in sustainable development. While they agree on many points, here they also take issue with each other's positions.