June 8, 2022 | As leaders gather in Los Angeles, a reflection on the past two decades of battles against neoliberalism and for a more just and equitable alternative in the Americas.
Articles by Manuel Perez-Rocha
December 21, 2021 | The last decade saw democratization in El Salvador and brutal repression in Honduras. Suddenly, those trends appear to have reversed.
November 3, 2021 | Allowing extractive industries to file expensive lawsuits over environmental regulations could undermine whatever agreements might be reached at COP26 in Glasgow.
October 29, 2021 | A secretive World Bank tribunal lets multinational corporations sue governments over basic regulations. Mexico should lead a Latin American exodus.
July 28, 2021 | Pakistan is the latest country to reject letting private investors sue governments in tribunals. But Ecuador is back-tracking and the lawsuits continue to proliferate.
July 14, 2021 | In the face of extractive industries' enormous economic clout, Central Americans are facing increasing displacement and threats to their democratic rights.
June 2, 2021 | Even if governments agree to suspend patent protections for vaccines, corporations can fight back with expensive lawsuits.
May 28, 2020 | Wealthy corporations may use trade courts to keep public health measures from cutting into their profits.
December 11, 2019 | Here's what a progressive trade agenda that actually protects people and planet would actually look like.
July 23, 2019 | NAFTA 2.0 simply locks in existing drives toward ecological collapse and social inequality. A better deal would put people — and nature — first.