Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
2007 marks the 200th anniversary of the end of the trans-Atlantic slave trade but modern-day forms of slavery are devastating lives throughout much of the African world.
It's painfully clear, as the blood spills on both sides of the Chad border, that the consortium of international oil companies and their allies at the World Bank won't let anything stop a drop of oil from flowing to global markets.
A new landmark report by the United Nations University in Helsinki shows the growing global wealth divide.
China wants to change its labor law in favor of workers and, according to Tim Costello, Brendan Smith, and Jeremy Brecher, foreign corporations are squawking.
Ian Williams explains why rum is the true global spirit, with its warm beating heart in the Caribbean.
In recent decades, U.S. global economic policies have increasingly driven U.S. military policy.
The IMF's proposed modest reforms will fail to resolve its legitimacy and relevancy crisis.
Firestone Natural Rubber Company is facing increasing international scrutiny for exploiting the people and natural environment of Liberia.
Are the United States and China heading toward an economic and military showdown or a peaceful convergence of interests? Two prominent China scholars, James Nolt and Bonnie Glaser, go head-to-head to answer the question.
Economist Milton Friedman cut a devastating path through the Global South.