Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
The tide may be turning against the Obama administration's enormous, corporate-friendly investment pact. Is it too politically toxic for an election year?
What if world leaders, starting with the U.S., took seriously Pope Francis' call to treat global crises as moral issues?
The TPP doesn't just put jobs at risk. It rewrites the rules of business for big corporations — just ask Pope Francis.
In Portugal’s elections, Left parties garnered more than 50 percent of the vote and austerity took a major hit.
Alongside rising protests from farmers and workers, China now confronts a middle class anxious about a slowdown in growth and burned by the stock market bust. It’s a volatile brew.
By failing to implement economic reforms, Romania lagged behind the rest of East-Central Europe.
Call it blowback: How one Salvadoran union organizer survived torture by U.S.-backed security forces and took his activism north of the border.
In his speech to U.S. lawmakers, the "People's pope" condemned the arms trade, war profiteering, and even the war on terror itself.
Latin America's largest country once looked ascendant. Now it's been laid low by widespread violence, structural racism, endemic corruption, and external economic shocks.
When Syriza’s leadership failed to seriously plan for a Eurozone exit, they let Europe’s central bank turn the screws.