Posts Tagged: Neoliberalism
Free trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership undermine democracy and sovereignty.
Large pro-democracy demonstrations in Burkina Faso have largely escaped the Western media’s radar.
If it weren't for decades of Western-backed political and economic repression, the Philippines might have joined the Asian Tigers years ago.
There are two tests of social change movements: endurance and regeneration. After two decades, Mexico's Zapatista movement can now say it passed both.
While Tunisia remains an island of hope, its latest government reshuffling promises to change little for the country's impoverished population.
Developed countries are still using the WTO to squeeze small farmers in the developing world--and developing world governments are going along with the charade.
Twenty years since its passage, NAFTA has displaced workers on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, depressed wages, weakened unions, and set the terms of the neoliberal global economy.
Where the old institutions have failed, insurgent global citizens must now defend the climate directly and preserve the public trust for generations to come.
Mahalaxmi Dhobi Ghat is one of many reminders that the modern economy has not transcended the realities of undercompensated manual toil.
Nearly 20 years since NAFTA went into effect, its empty promises have been laid bare for the people of Mexico.