Issues / Democracy & Governance
Sparked by the government's latest economic policies, which restricted the amount of money people could withdraw from their bank accounts, political demonstrations and the looting of grocery stores spread across the country.
Some thoughts from a South perspective on the anti-globalization movement.
Will the Bush administration retreat from hardline unilateralism when it comes to aid for Argentina?
Now that fast track has been approved, pro-free trade analysts would no doubt like to begin ringing the death knell of the opposition forces. To the contrary, there are several reasons why this vote is only a small setback in the fight against corporate g
The greatest tragedy of Doha is that the world's richest economies, which invariably swear in the name of democracy, used undemocratic norms and arms to force a consensus down the throat of developing countries.
Investment Rules After Doha: A Time to Sow?
The reverberations from the Asian financial crisis of 1997-98 enmeshed the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in a major legitimacy crisis over its recently assumed mission to promote free capital mobility around the globe.
Since September 11, the United Nations has gained a rare prominence in Washington's calculations.
Instead of taking the opportunity for dialogue, rich countries have offered little or nothing to address the concerns of African and other developing countries.
The creation of the G-20 totally ignored the serious and continued efforts of the developing countries, speaking collectively through their Group of 24 (G-24), to collaborate with the G-7 and other industrial countries in the creation of a more effective