Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Haiti plays host to over 10,000 NGOs, whose foreign workers make up an affluent class of their own.
French intelligence plotted to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi to horn in on Libya’s oil and to provide access for French businesses.
To hear Saudi leaders tell it, the kingdom is under constant threat from Iran. But graver threats of their own making lurk at home.
Half of young Greeks are unemployed, and over 40 percent live in poverty. Is default really worse than letting Europe squeeze the country dry?
Legislation to fast track new trade pacts specifically targets supporters of the BDS movement against the Israeli occupation.
From declining worker protections to violent labor trafficking and ethnic cleansing, the dark underbelly of Southeast Asia's "tiger economies" is on full display this year.
Francis recognizes that there's no way to stop climate change without confronting the way the world does business. That's huge.
This small South American country is taxing wealthy estates and distributing the proceeds directly to workers.
The percentage of unionized workers in Turkey has fallen from 57.5 in 2003 to just 9.68 percent today.
In November 2013 John Feffer interviewed Jeffrey Sachs about the position Poland occupies in Europe.