Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
It is unfortunate that the first major post-Seattle legislative battle is over China and the WTO
The EU should neither be treated as a partner superpower with whom the U.S. can share the spoils of unfettered trade nor should it be underestimated as a subordinate global power.
James H. Nolt,"China in the WTO: The Debate."
Nobody needs to go hungryeach person that does is the victim of conscious policy choices and policy failures.
Sustainable development a framework for reconciling key international goals, and it applies to national actions as well.
After a worldwide removal of regulatory constraints, market forces have assumed a dominant role in the international financial system.
In recent years, U.S. policy toward Cuba has been guided by two primary objectives or tracks: to isolate the Cuban government and to provide support to the Cuban population.
The North American Free Trade Agreement’s impact on the trinational environment remains controversial.
The military captures almost one-half of the entire federal discretionary budget--money for everything the government does from the FBI to Head Start, excluding only mandatory spending, primarily interest on the national debt and entitlements like Social Security and Medicare.
For most of the worlds poorest countries, multilateral debt looms larger than other debts because of the IFIs status as "preferred creditors," as providers of core development and balance-of-payment loans.