Posts Tagged: Free Trade
Democrats and civil society groups won important concessions on the free trade agreement with Peru. But politicians in both countries have undermined those gains.
President Obama's rightward drift continues.
The President's double talk on offshoring and India's nuclear liability law will hurt U.S.-India relations
Candidate Obama wanted to stop U.S. companies from sending jobs overseas. President Obama appears, however, to have drunk the free-trade Kool-Aid.
The U.S.-Korean free-trade agreement holds no promise for workers or small farmers in either the United States or South Korea
It is the 200th anniversary of Mexico's independence and the 100th anniversary of its revolution. But the celebrations taking place this week are premature.
An international tribunal gives the green light to a lawsuit brought by two companies attempting to overcome strong public and government resistance to their destructive gold mining.
It might be the world's largest free trade area, writes columnist Walden Bello, but Southeast Asia is still getting a raw trade deal from China.
As the international community's attention is fixed on the coup and crisis in Honduras, another Central American country fights the constraints and inequalities caused by flawed Free Trade Agreements between the United States and the hemisphere.
Among the most embarrassing, yet often overlooked economic policies of the Bush and Clinton years was the penchant for making other countries restrict capital controls, even though such controls had proved effective against financial volatility.