Posts Tagged: Free Trade
An international tribunal gives the green light to a lawsuit brought by two companies attempting to overcome strong public and government resistance to their destructive gold mining.
It might be the world's largest free trade area, writes columnist Walden Bello, but Southeast Asia is still getting a raw trade deal from China.
As the international community's attention is fixed on the coup and crisis in Honduras, another Central American country fights the constraints and inequalities caused by flawed Free Trade Agreements between the United States and the hemisphere.
Among the most embarrassing, yet often overlooked economic policies of the Bush and Clinton years was the penchant for making other countries restrict capital controls, even though such controls had proved effective against financial volatility.
What's the relationship between the beef crisis in South Korea, the humanitarian crisis in North Korea, and the global food crisis?
Washington is using new free trade agreements to push U.S. food--and food safety standards--down the throats of other countries.
Stephen Zunes tells you the real story behind the president's latest speech.
NAFTA is not just about free trade any more. As columnist Laura Carlsen explains, NAFTA has a new and ominous punch as well.
In recent decades, U.S. global economic policies have increasingly driven U.S. military policy.
When it comes to AIDS policy, the Global South doesn't need charity or lectures about abstinence. Generic drugs and respecting women's rights are the way to go.