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Despite some laudatory local and state efforts, taxpayer dollars are still being used to purchase clothes made in sweatshops.
Activists are challenging rules that grant corporations the right to sue governments.
Meanwhile, activists organized a counter-summit to discuss the problems world leaders were unwilling to address.
Johann Gottlieb Fichte undertook a pure search for truth. He also distrusted international markets. Does that make him an ancestor to anti-globalization activists?
The executive director of the Bangladesh Center for Worker Solidarity talks to Pramila Jayapal about how American consumers can pressure US corporations to protect workers abroad.
Obama’s re-election inspired residents of states like Louisiana and Alabama to push for independence from the rest of the country. They should be careful what they wish for.
Geoeconomic arguments about jobs smuggle in neoliberal economics under the cover of geography.
For Christopher McKnight Nichols, isolationists were cultural cosmopolitans who distrusted the impact of empire.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would grant enormous new powers to corporations, is a massive assault on democracy.
We do not care a whit about their human rights as long as they satiate our unbridled appetites.
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