Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Despite new offers for broader participation in Iraq's reconstruction bonanza, the United States-convened donors' conference on Iraq ended in stifled disappointment, with only $13 billion raised--a far cry from the $36 billion target. To dampen expectatio
The drive for money for the Iraqi occupation is now the only game in town.
Cancun could lead to trade talks that actually bring about fair trade, and the benefits to both the developing and the developed world that have long been promised.
In the four months since U.S. President George W. Bush triumphantly declared the end of "major hostilities" in Iraq, the occupation has become ever more untenable and no less illegal by the day. Where are the members of the global antiwar movement?
The Bush administration seems to be applying its "for us or against us" anti-terrorism formula to trade policy.
U.S. President George W. Bush's administration is using the issue of nuclear weapons of mass destruction as a political and economic football, fabricating non-existent threats while turning a blind eye to real ones.
The IAEA is being forced to mediate between the United States and certain members of what the Bush administration terms the axis of evil with the unfortunate outcome of a likely increase in nuclear weapons.
The idea of Liberia exists as a shining example of how best to transform a terrible crime to a great social innovation.
In the wake of the September 11th attack and the Iraq war, Nigeria's geopolitical significance to the U.S. has come into sharper relief.
The preparatory work leading up to the G-8 meeting had already shown that very little would emerge on three key crises that affect global development today--the Third World debt crisis, the African crisis, and the crisis of legitimacy of the global arrang