Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Peruvian elections will be notable for either marking a new neopopulist victory by a former military officer or the first woman Peruvian president.
Outlines a policy agenda to effectively address the challenge posed by global outsourcing and calls for creative institutional arrangements to shape the nature of competition.
Costa Rica is making headlines for a dead-heat election.
France grows less welcoming to former colonial subjects.
Not much is at stake for poor nations in this troubled round of global trade talks
New thinking for a trade and development agenda.
The United States must put development concerns ahead of its own short-term special interests.
We stand, first, with the emerging scientific consensus, which tells us we have very little time to act if we honestly expect to avoid a global (as opposed to a merely local) climate catastrophe.
A global movement called Jubilee 2000, which calls for external debt cancellation for the poorest and most indebted countries, has gained great momentum.
Since the late 1970s the U.S. has been a principal force in imposing structural adjustment programs (SAPs) on the governments of the global South.