Issues / Labor, Trade, & Finance
Think trade liberalization in agriculture and industry is bad? What the United States and EU want to do with financial services is a train wreck about to happen.
The economics behind the food crisis.
Economic policy is to blame for hunger in Africa.
South Korean concerns over American beef imports are legitimate.
A former U.S. trade negotiator criticizes U.S. trade policy.
The World Bank and the IMF are the real culprits behind the current food crisis, argues columnist Walden Bello.
Indian guest workers, brought to the United States to help rebuild following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, hold a hunger strike to protest abuse by Signal International.
The religion of privatization: fully tested in Iraq. Ready for the discard pile.
"Free trade," a key issue in the battle for the soul of the Democratic Party, is behind some of the most contentious political debates of our times.
Washington is using new free trade agreements to push U.S. food--and food safety standards--down the throats of other countries.