Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
The financial crisis that swept the world after 2007 should have been the final nail in the coffin for the neo-liberal. Yet, globally, neo-liberalism didn’t die.
Migrant domestic workers from Bangladesh enjoy little protection from their government, but they’re not alone.
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
As climate activists converge on New York, world leaders will meet behind closed doors with corporate honchos who bank on fossil fuels.
Forget those black-and-white satellite photos—North and South Korea are more alike than many suppose, and they're slowly growing closer.
Meet the Swiss businessman who started a business school in communist Pyongyang.
In the smallest Gulf kingdoms, upwards of 90 percent of residents are immigrant laborers. Many face unspeakable abuse.
Backed by U.S. development aid, the Ethiopian government is seizing land, demolishing homes, and cracking down on activists in a bid to expand its capital city.
Can the BRICS wrest control of the global economy from the United States and Europe, or will their internal contradictions tear them apart?
The recent round of sanctions aimed at Moscow could backfire on Washington by accelerating a move away from the dollar as the world’s reserve currency.