Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
In the recent debate on permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) with China, some progressives argued that failure to ratify the bilateral deal would constitute a retreat into unilateralism.
We should not accept, as fate, the feeling that, if our leaders do not lead, nothing can be done.
Global poverty today is no longer a legacy of the past; the new global poverty is not only the direct consequence of globalization, but an integral part of it.
It is unfortunate that the first major post-Seattle legislative battle is over China and the WTO
James H. Nolt,"China in the WTO: The Debate."
Nobody needs to go hungryeach person that does is the victim of conscious policy choices and policy failures.
Sustainable development a framework for reconciling key international goals, and it applies to national actions as well.
The EU should neither be treated as a partner superpower with whom the U.S. can share the spoils of unfettered trade nor should it be underestimated as a subordinate global power.
After a worldwide removal of regulatory constraints, market forces have assumed a dominant role in the international financial system.
In recent years, U.S. policy toward Cuba has been guided by two primary objectives or tracks: to isolate the Cuban government and to provide support to the Cuban population.