Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.
How fighting back against one arcane, Nixon-era trade negotiating procedure could put a stop to a global corporate coup.
Despite the ruble falling as fast as oil prices, the Russian economy is unlikely to collapse.
Each year Conn Hallinan presents awards to individuals, companies and governments that make following the news a daily adventure.
The world is “trapped in the fetishism of economic growth,” says Polish sociologist Ryszard Zoltaniecki and must “learn to live with zero” growth.
Supporters of normalizing relations with Cuba have lost many battles in Washington, but this is a clear victory.
The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership is bad news for workers and worse news for women.
For U.S. communities dependent on the same industries that have brought Russia to its knees, the time to start planning an economic transition is now.
The latest climate talks were an exercise in futility and delay. But that doesn't mean activists should give up.
Can video games crowdsource more democratic solutions to the world's problems?